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  • Monument Name

    Confederate Soldiers Monument, Middletown

  • Type

    Cross

  • Subjects

    Civil War

  • City

    Middletown

  • County

    Hyde

  • Description

    This Hyde county monument is placed in honor of the men of the 33rd Regiment, North Carolina troops, company F. All of the men who served in this company were residents of Hyde county. The monument is placed by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who remember the company as the “Dixie Invincibles”. The monument sits on the marshy water’s edge and is placed in the middle of a stone representation of the Confederate Battle flag. The main monument is a simply Celtic style cross, with the known battles the company served in listed at the base. Another stone monument sits to the right of the cross with a roster of the company.

  • Inscription

    On front of cross facing street: 1861-1865 CSA

    On the base facing the street: WILDERNESS / SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE / JERICHO MILLS - COLD HARBOR / GLOBE TAVERN - GRAVEL HILL / RUSSEL’S MILL - REAM’S STATION / JONE’S FARM - PETERSBURG / BATTERY GREGG - AMEILA C. H. / APPOMATTOX

    On marker to the side of the main cross perpendicular to Farrow Fork Rd: MEN FROM HYDE COUNTY / WHO SERVED IN COMPANY F 33RD REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA TROOP S/ DIXIE INVINCIBLES / [NAMES] / DEDICATED THIS 14TH MARCH 2001 - 139TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF NEW BERNE / BY THEIR NAMESAKE / SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS CAMP 1695 - 33RD REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS - COMPANY F / “THEY FOUGHT LIKE HEROES” - GEN. JAMES H. LANE

  • Custodian

    Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 1695

  • Dedication Date

    March 14, 2001

  • Decade

    2000s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.478170 , -76.012510 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. "North Carolina Civil War Monuments, Hyde County," (accessed June 6, 2014) Link

      Sheppard, Kay. "Dixie Invincibles Memorial at Middletown, Hyde Co," (accessed June 6, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 1695

  • Nickname

    Dixie Invincibles Monument

  • Location

    The monument faces NE, towards Farrow Fork Road, at the intersection of Goshen Road and White Plains Road.

  • Landscape

    The monument is situated on the water’s edge. The cross is placed in the middle of a landscaped colored pebble Confederate battle flag.

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