An armed and uniformed soldier stands atop a granite tower adorned with the Confederate seal. On the base of the monument are four stone cannon balls and two lighted lamps. In total the monument stands approximately fifteen feet high.
"Durham County Confederate Memorial," Waymarking.com, (accessed April 23, 2012)
"North Carolina Civil War Monuments," North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, (accessed January 23, 2012)
United Daughters of the Confederacy, North Carolina Division. Minutes of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Held at Greensboro, North Carolina, October 4-6, 1923 (Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Company, 1924), 143, (accessed September 15, 2012)
Materials & Techniques
Granite tower, bronze statue
Faces Main Street in front of the Durham County Courthouse.
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