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  • Monument Name

    Pamlico County Confederate Memorial, Bayboro

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Civil War, 1861-1865

  • City

    Bayboro

  • County

    Pamlico

  • Description

    The memorial is dedicated to Confederate dead and consists of a bronze plaque attached to a lectern shaped block of granite standing several feet tall. The plaque, in addition to the inscription, is adorned with a Southern Cross of Honor.

    Images: Plaque

  • Inscription

    1861 1865 / DEO VINDICE / IN MEMORY OF / OUR CONFEDERATE DEAD / ERECTED BY / NEUSE CHAPTER / UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY / 1939

  • Custodian

    Pamlico County

  • Dedication Date

    April 26, 1940

  • Decade

    1940s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.142840 , -76.770960 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      Butler, Douglas J. North Carolina Civil War Monuments, An Illustrated History, (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2013) 205, 224, 227

      Folder 1200: Bayboro: Pamlico County Courthouse, circa 1950s-1960s: Scan 1, in the North Carolina County Photographic Collection #P0001, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Link

      “Images For Pamlico County, North Carolina,” CourthouseHistory.com, (accessed September 25, 2015) Link

      “Pamlico County Confederate Memorial in Bayboro North Carolina.” Waymarking.com, (accessed September 23, 2015) Link

      “Pamlico County Courthouse and Memorials,” NCGenweb, (accessed September 22, 2015) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Bronze, granite

  • Sponsors

    Neuse Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Monument Dedication and Unveiling

    Although the marker is dated 1939, the actual dedication ceremony took place on April 26, 1940. The featured speaker was the Rev. Charles E. Williams.

  • Location

    The monument is located at the Pamlico County Courthouse, 202 Main Street in Bayboro, NC. It stands to the left of the entrance. The Pamlico County Honor Roll memorial is to the right of the building entrance.

  • Landscape

    The marker sits on the front lawn of the courthouse building.

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