This rectangular stone marker with roughly-cut edges has inscribed on it the names of Confederate captains from Person county who lost their lives in the Civil War.
CAPT. E. FLETCHER SATTERFIELD, / CO. H, 55TH N. C. REGIMENT / FARTHEST AT GETTYSBURG - KILLED IN ACTION / JUNE 17, 1837 - JULY 3, 1863 / CAPT. JAMES C BAILEY, / CO. H, 24TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. CARTER DAY, / CO. E, 35TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. JOHN G. DILLEHAY, / CO. A, 24TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. HAYWOOD W. HARRIS, / CO.E, 35TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. JAMES A. BURCH, / CO.A, 50TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. J. W. PHILPOTT, / CO.E, 35TH N. C. REGIMENT / CAPT. JAMES HOLEMAN CO.A, 24TH REGIMENT N. C / ERECTED BY THE PERSON COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE U.D.C. MAY 9, 1931
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Materials & Techniques
Person County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy
The monument commemorates Confederate leaders from Person County who were killed in battle, perhaps the most famous being Captain Edward Satterfield who went "the farthest at Gettysburg."
This engraved stone marker is located in front of the Person County Courthouse in Roxboro, North Carolina. It is located next to the Confederate Soldiers Monument.
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