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  • Monument Name

    Jones County Confederate Soldiers Monument, Trenton

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Civil War, 1861-1865

  • City

    Trenton

  • County

    Jones

  • Description

    The monument consists of a rectangular granite marker which stands in front of the Jones County courthouse.

  • Inscription

    1861 IN MEMORIAM 1865 / TO OUR BELOVED CONFEDERATE / DEAD OF JONES COUNTY / PRESENTED BY / THE TRENTON CHAPTER OF / UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY

  • Dedication Date

    1960

  • Decade

    1960s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.063420 , -77.353550 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Jones County Confederate Memorial - Trenton NC," Waymarking.com, (accessed June 12, 2014) Link

      Butler, Douglas J. North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An Illustrated History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2013).

      North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. "Jones County," North Carolina Civil War Monuments, (accessed June 12, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Location

    The monument stands on the southeast corner of Market Street and Jones Street in front of the Jones County courthouse. It faces the intersection of Market Street and Jones Street.

  • Landscape

    The marker sits by the sidewalk on the lawn.

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