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  • Monument Name

    Confederate Monument, Roxboro

  • Type

    Common Soldier Statue

  • Subjects

    Civil War

  • Creator

    Charles Hartmann, Designer

  • City

    Roxboro

  • County

    Person

  • Description

    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.

  • Inscription

    Base: OUR CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / 1861-1865

    Pedestal: ERECTED BY PERSON COUNTY / CHAPTER UNITED DAUGHTERS / OF THE CONFEDERACY

  • Custodian

    Person County

  • Dedication Date

    May 20, 1922

  • Decade

    1920s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.393850 , -78.983630 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Person County Confederate Monument," Markeroni.com, (accessed April 5, 2012) Link

      "Person County Confederate Soldier Monument," North Carolina Civil War Monuments, (accessed June 24, 2012) Link

      Hardy, Michael C. "Person County," North Carolina and the Civil War, August 18, 2009, (accessed Feb 8, 2011) Link

      United Daughters of the Confederacy, North Carolina Division. Minutes of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy North Carolina Division, Held at Wilmington, North Carolina, October 10, 11, 12, 13, 1922 Silver Anniversary (Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Company, 1923), 144, (accessed September 15, 2012) Link

      Waymarking.com. "Our Confederate Soldiers," (accessed June 24, 2012) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    Person County United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Monument Dedication and Unveiling

    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.

  • Subject Notes

    Capt. E. Fletcher Satterfield was killed on July 3, 1863 while bearing the flag of his regiment, the 55th NCT, at Gettysburg.

  • Landscape

    The monument is located outside the Person County Courthouse near a monument dedicated specifically to Captain E. Fletcher Satterfield.

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