Confederate Dead Monument, Justice
The marble obelisk to confederate soldiers consists of a triple base with a high serpentine, concave shouldered top above which stands an obelisk shaped shaft. The inscription is on the upper section of the triple base.
TO OUR / CONFEDERATE / DEAD / 1861-1865 / TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND / IS NOT TO DIE.
Stallings Memorial Park
May 10, 1912
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Smith, Blanche Lucas. North Carolina's Confederate Monuments and Memorials (Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1941), 99-100
“Confederate Soldiers Monument. Stallings Memorial Park, Justice, NC.” North Carolina Civil War Monuments, civilwartalk.com, (accessed October 13, 2015) Link
Community support with special effort by Miss Ethel Bowden
The monument is located in Stallings Memorial Park, a cemetery by the Duke Memorial Baptist Church. The memorial park is behind the church on the west side of Highway 581, a half mile north of Justice, Franklin County, NC.
The obelisk sits on the grass, surrounded by graveyard markers.