Union County Revolutionary War Soldiers, Monroe
The monument is a large rough-hewn granite block with a bronze plaque attached. In relief on the plaque above the inscription are crossed United States flags. Below the list of names is the spinning wheel insignia of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Images: Far-off view of the memorial
IN MEMORY OF THE REVOLUTIONARY / SOLDIERS OF UNION COUNTY /
[Left Column] SAMUEL ADAMS / THOMAS ASHCRAFT / STEPHEN BELLEW / BRITTON BELK / WILLIAM BLAIR / REUBEN BOSWELL / JAMES BRADLEY / WILLIAM BREWER / JEREMIAH CLONTZ / CAPTAIN JOHN CUTHBERTSON / HUGH FORBIS / CAPTAIN JOHN FOSTER / SAMUEL GIVENS / RICHARD GRIFFIN / THOMAS GRIFFIN / HENRY HARRIS / GEORGE HELMS / CAPTAIN JAMES HUEY / WILLIAM HOUSTON / JOHN LEMMOND / WILLIAM LEMMOND / HUGH MCCAIN, SR. / HUGH MCCAIN, JR. / JAMES MCCAIN /
[Right Column] JOHN MCCAIN / WILLIAM MCCAIN / AARON MCWHORTER / GEORGE MCWHORTER / MAJOR JOHN MCWHORTER / MOSES MCWHORTER / JOHN MOORE / ABRAHAM MOSES / JOSEPH OSBORNE / CAPTAIN CHARLIE POLK / JOHN PYRON / WILLIAM PYRON / EDWARD RICHARDSON / GEORGE RICHARDSON / NED RICHARDSON / VALENTINE RICHARDSON / JAMES ROSS / JOHN SECREST / WILLIAM SIMPSON / EMANUEL STEPHENS / CAPTAIN ANDREW WALKER / CAPTAIN JOHN WALKER / JOHN WENTZ / REV. JOSEPH WILLIAMS /
[Center] PHILIPH WOLFE
ERECTED BY / JOHN FOSTER CHAPTER / DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION / 1931
October 31, 1931
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Bronze, Winnsboro granite
Daughters of the American Revolution, John Foster Chapter
The monument is located on the west lawn of the Old Union County Courthouse, at 400 North Main Street, Monroe, NC 28112. The memorial faces W. Franklin Street. Other memorials in front of the historic courthouse include a Confederate Soldiers Monument, a marker for Confederate Pensioners of Color, Courthouse Cross and War Dead Plaques, Korean War and World War One memorials. A Fire Fighters memorial is located on the south side and Vietnam Memorial on the east side lawn.
The courthouse building is surrounded by mature shady trees, seasonal and evergreen plants, and a well-maintained lawn.
The courthouse lawn serves as a ceremonial center for community activities, such as parades. The United Daughters of the Confederacy used to hold Memorial Day celebrations at the site until some residents protested the ceremonies.