Person County 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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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 on the courthouse square in downtown Roxboro, NC near the intersection of Main Street and Court Street. World War Two Memorial and Monument to Confederate Captains from Person County stand on its right. Located on the other corner of the courthouse square (intersection of S Main Street and Abbitt Street) are Robert Lester Blackwell Memorial, Veterans Memorial and Korean War Memorial.
The memorial stands on the landscaped courthouse lawn.