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  • Monument Name

    Confederate Soldiers Monument, High Point

  • Type

    Obelisk

  • Subjects

    Civil War

  • City

    High Point

  • County

    Guilford

  • Description

    Located in Oakwood Cemetery in High Point, NC. The monument is an obelisk on a concrete or stone base. The base is now painted with the Confederate battle flag (the monument being at the center).

  • Custodian

    Oakwood Cemetary

  • Dedication Date

    July 4, 1899

  • Decade

    1890s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.966910 , -80.007850 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Reared to Heroes of the Lost Cause," The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), July 5, 1899, 1-2 Link

      "State News," The Semi-Weekly Landmark (Statesville, NC), July 7, 1899

      "Statues and Monuments on Union Square," NC Historic Sites, (accessed February 8, 2012) Link

      "To Unveil Monument," The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), June 25, 1899 Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Monument Dedication and Unveiling

    Julian S Carr and F. C. Robbins of Lexington gave speeches.

  • Death Space

    Yes

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