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  • Monument Name

    Confederate Dead Monument, Justice

  • Type

    Obelisk

  • Subjects

    Civil War, 1861-1865

  • City

    Justice

  • County

    Franklin

  • Description

    The marble obelisk to confederate soldiers consists of a triple base with a high serpentine, concave shouldered top above which stands an obelisk shaped shaft. The inscription is on the upper section of the triple base.

    Images: Inscription

  • Inscription

    TO OUR / CONFEDERATE / DEAD / 1861-1865 / TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND / IS NOT TO DIE.

  • Custodian

    Stallings Memorial Park

  • Dedication Date

    May 10, 1912

  • Decade

    1910s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.057090 , -78.171930 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      Butler, Douglas J. North Carolina Civil War Monuments, An Illustrated History, (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2013), 98

      North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. “Franklin County,” North Carolina Civil War Monuments, (accessed September 10, 2015) Link

      Smith, Blanche Lucas. North Carolina's Confederate Monuments and Memorials (Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1941), 99-100

      “Confederate Soldiers Monument. Stallings Memorial Park, Justice, NC.” North Carolina Civil War Monuments, civilwartalk.com, (accessed October 13, 2015) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Marble

  • Sponsors

    Community support with special effort by Miss Ethel Bowden

  • Monument Cost

    $475

  • Location

    The monument is located in Stallings Memorial Park, a cemetery by the Duke Memorial Baptist Church. The memorial park is behind the church on the west side of Highway 581, a half mile north of Justice, Franklin County, NC.

  • Landscape

    The obelisk sits on the grass, surrounded by graveyard markers.

  • Death Space

    Yes

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