A bronze Confederate soldier clad in jacket and hat steps forward with his left foot while resting his left arm on the barrel of his rifle. He stands atop a tall granite inscribed pedestal. A refurbishment of the memorial in late 2010 added a seal to the pedestal.
Our Confederate Dead / 1861-65 / Dedicated to the / Memory of / 300 Unknown Soldiers / by the Ladies / Memorial Asso of / Greensboro NC
"Greensboro Confederate Soldiers Monument," Picasa, (accessed June 25, 2012)
"North Carolina Civil War Monuments," North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, (accessed January 23, 2012)
Materials & Techniques
Ladies Memorial Association of Greensboro
The monument commemorates 300 unknown soldiers
The monument stands in Green Hill Cemetery. It is surrounded by a short stone circular wall and stands next to a pole which flies the Confederate flag.
Post Dedication Use
The area around the monument was renovated in 2010 so that a short circular wall surrounds the statue.
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