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  • Monument Name

    Colored Union Soldiers Monument, Hertford

  • Type

    War Memorial

  • Subjects

    Civil War

  • City

    Hertford

  • County

    Perquimans

  • Description

    A rectangular stone marker sits atop a concrete base. It has a pointed top and is engraved with text on two sides. The marker is accompanied by a North Carolina Civil War Trails marker and informational placard.

  • Inscription

    Front: IN MEMORY / OF THE / COLORED UNION / SOLDIERS WHO / FAUGHT IN THE / WAR OF / 1861 – 1865

    Rear: ERECTED BY THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF VETERANS

  • Dedication Date

    1910

  • Decade

    1910s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.186910 , -76.470720 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Union Monument, Hertford, North Carolina," Civil War Monuments of North and South Carolina, July 19, 2010, (accessed June 21 2011) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Sponsors

    United Daughters of Veterans

  • Location

    Corner of Dobbs/King St. and Hyde Park St., known as Academy Green. This was the location of Perquimans County’s first black school, library and church (present-day First Baptist Church).

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