Surry County Confederate Memorial, Dobson
The memorial is in the form of a narrow slab of granite with a gable top on a single base. Incised
into the front is a Confederate soldier who is wearing a kepi military hat, bed roll over one
shoulder, and holding a musket. The rear has a pair of crossed flags in color. The flag on the
right is the Confederate flag of North Carolina and the one on the left is the Confederate
Images: Rear view | Confederate Soldiers Memorial and War Dead Memorial in front of the Surry County Courthouse
Front: IN MEMORY OF THE CONFEDERATE / SOLDIERS OF SURRY COUNTY / 1861 – 1865
Rear: 1861 1865 / “DUTY IS THE SUBLIMEST WORD IN / OUR LANGUAGE. DO YOUR DUTY IN / ALL THINGS. YOU CANNOT DO MORE. / YOU SHOULD NEVER WISH TO DO LESS.” / ROBERT E. LEE / ERECTED BY / SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS / CAMP 1595 / MAY 20, 2000
May 20, 2005
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"Surry County Court-House, ca. 1932, Dobson, N.C., Surry County", North Carolina Postcard Collection (P052), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill Link
“Confederate Soldiers Memorial – Dobson, North Carolina,” Waymarking.com, (accessed February, 26, 2016) Link
“Confederate Soldiers of Surry County,” The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed February 26, 2016) Link
Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1595
The memorial is located at the old Surry County Courthouse, 141 Main St. Dobson, NC. It stands on the lawn on the east side of the building across a sidewalk to the left of the Surry County War Dead monument. The Surry County World War I Memorial is located on the north side courthouse.
The memorial stands on the front lawn of the courthouse building.