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  • Monument Name

    Confederate Monument, Warrenton

  • Type

    Common Soldier Statue

  • Subjects

    Civil War

  • City

    Warrenton

  • County

    Warren

  • Description

    This monument to the confederate soldiers is located on the Warren Court House Square. The monument is a stone obelisk with a plaque on the bottom dedicating it to Confederate soldiers. On top of the obelisk is an older bearded confederate soldier holding a gun.

  • Inscription

    Front: ERECTED TO THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS OF WARREN COUNTY, 1861-1865 / NO BRAVER BLED / FOR BETTER LAND / NOR BETTER LAND / HAD CAUSE SO GRAND / LORD GOD OF HOSTS / BE WITH US YET. / LEST WE FORGET! / LEST WE FORGET! / OUR HEROES

  • Dedication Date

    October 27, 1913

  • Decade

    1910s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.398440 , -78.155450 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Court House and Confederate Monument, Warrenton, North Carolina," in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill, (accessed December 10, 2012) Link

      "Warrenton Monument to Confederate Dead," Warren Record (Warrenton, NC), August 7, 1903, 4 Link

      Emmanuel Episcopal Church. 20 April 1861 Sunrise Service Centennial, (Warrenton, NC: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 1961), (accessed February 8, 2012) Link

      United Daughters of the Confederacy, North Carolina Division. Minutes of the Eighteenth Annual Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy North Carolina Division, Held at Raleigh, North Carolina, October 14, 15, 16, 1914 (Goldsboro, N.C.: Nash Bros. Printers and Binders, 1914), 100, (accessed September 6, 2012) Link

      Waymarking.com. "To the Confederate Soliders of Warren County," (accessed January 19, 2012) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Stone and bronze

  • Sponsors

    This monument was constructed by the Warren Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Warren.

  • Landscape

    This monument is located in front of the Warren County courthouse on the square.

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