Confederate Monument, Roxboro
Charles Hartmann, Designer
A granite sculpture of a Confederate soldier, dressed in Confederate garb complete with cap, crosses his arm and rests them on his rifle, the butt of which is on the ground. The sculpture stands atop a stone pedestal. The soldier depicted is Captain E. Fletcher Satterfield.
Base: OUR CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / 1861-1865
Pedestal: ERECTED BY PERSON COUNTY / CHAPTER UNITED DAUGHTERS / OF THE CONFEDERACY
May 20, 1922
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Person County United Daughters of the Confederacy
Hon. Josephus Daniels of Raleigh delivered the address for the unveiling of this monument on May 20th, 1922. The attendees sang Confederate songs; Rev. J. B. Hurley provided the invocation, Mr. S. G. Winstead introduced Hon. Daniels, Mrs. J. A. Long presented the monument, Mr. N. Lunsford accepted the monument for the Veterans, and Master James A. Long, Jr. unveiled it to the attendees.
Capt. E. Fletcher Satterfield was killed on July 3, 1863 while bearing the flag of his regiment, the 55th NCT, at Gettysburg.
The monument is located outside the Person County Courthouse near a monument dedicated specifically to Captain E. Fletcher Satterfield.