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  • Monument Name

    Jones County Confederate Dead Monument, Trenton

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Civil War, 1861-1865

  • City

    Trenton

  • County

    Jones

  • Description

    This rectangular granite marker commemorates citizens from Jones County who lost their lives in the Civil War. It has a rusticated finish except for a finished area on the front with the incised inscription.

  • Inscription

    1861 IN MEMORIAM 1865 / TO OUR BELOVED CONFEDERATE / DEAD OF JONES COUNTY / PRESENTED BY / THE TRENTON CHAPTER OF / UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY

  • Custodian

    Jones County

  • Dedication Date

    1960

  • Decade

    1960s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.063420 , -77.353550 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Jones County Confederate Memorial - Trenton NC," Waymarking.com, (accessed June 12, 2014) Link

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

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    Trenton Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Location

    The monument is located on the southeast corner of Market Street and Jones Street in front of the Jones County courthouse in Trenton, NC. It faces the intersection of Market Street and Jones Street.

  • Landscape

    The marker stands by the sidewalk on the lawn.

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