Confederate Memorial

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Confederate Memorial
Holly Springs
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/79
 
Description: The 29 foot tall Confederate monument at Holly Springs depicts a soldier, at parade rest, standing atop a long square column. The wide base has three levels. On the front of the column is a bronze plaque.
 
Inscription:
Front face: REG. 1ST. CO. G, CAPT. LEWIS C. LATHAM REG. 1ST., CO. I / REG. 3RD., CO. G, CAPT. J.J. METTS / REG. 5TH., CO. D. /REG. 5TH., CO. I / REG. 6TH., -- COL. CHAS. FISHER, KILLED 1ST MANASSAS. / REG. 6TH., CO. A. / REG. 6TH., CO. B. / REG. 6TH., CO. C, CAPT. W.M. FREELAND. / REG. 6TH., CO. I, CAPT. M.W. PAGE. / REG. 6TH., CO. I, 2ND. LT. M.B. BARBEE. / REG. 7TH., -- COL. ED. G. HAYWOOD. / REG. 7TH., CO. G, CAPT. HIRAM WEATHERSPOON / REG. 7TH., CO. G, 2ND. LT. ALBERT N. ALFORD. / REG. 7TH., CO. G., W.W. LOWE / REG. 9TH., CAPT. A.B. ANDREWS, 1ST. CAVALRY / REG. 10TH., -- MAJ. W.L. YOUNG, 8TH. BATTALION. / REG. 14TH., CO. D. CAPT. W.H. HARRISON. / REG. 15TH., -- COL. HENRY A. DOWD. / REG. 15TH., -- ADJ. JOHN MANNING / REG. 15TH., CO. F CAPT. DANIEL MCDOUGHALD, WOUNDED & DIED, MALVERN HILL. / REG. 15TH., CO. F. CAPT. DANIEL E. GREEN. / REG. 15TH., CO. F. LT. DUNCAN SEXTON. / REG. 16TH., CO. G. / REG. 20TH., CO. H. / REG. 24TH., CO. F. / REG. 24TH., CO. I. / REG. 26TH., -- COL. Z.B. VANCE. / REG. 26TH., CO. D, LT. COL. J.T. ADAMS, COMMANDED AT APPOMATTOX / REG. 26TH., CO. D, CAPT. OSCAR R. RAND. / REG. 26TH., CO. D, J.J. YOUNG QUARTERMASTER. / REG. 26TH., CO. - CAPT. W.N. SNELLING. / REG. 26TH., CO. - 2ND. LT. C. MONROE JONES. /REG. 26TH., CO. - 2ND. LT. GASTON H. BROUGHTON. / REG. 27TH., CO. G. / REG. 28TH., CO. G. / REG. 30TH., - REV. A. BETTS, CHAPLAIN. / REG. 30TH., CO. D, CAPT. CHAS. N. ALLEN. /REG. 31ST., - LT. COL. DANIEL G. FOWLE /REG. 31ST., CO. C, 1ST. CAPT. ANDREW W. BETTS /REG. 31ST., CO. C, 2ND. CAPT. W.J. LONG. / REG. 31ST., CO. C., 1ST. LT. QUINTON UTLEY. / RE.G 31ST., , CO. C, 1ST. LT. THOMAS H. WRAY. / REG. 31ST., CO. C, 2ND. LT. J.C. WILLIAMS / REG. 31ST., CO. D, CAPT. RUFFIN L. BRYANT / REG. 31ST., CO. I, LT. WM. A. PRINCE REG. 32ND., CO. I. / REG. 33RD., CO. A, CAPT. ROBERT B. COWAN. / REG. 35TH., - COL. MATT W. RANSOM. / REG. 35TH., CO. D, CAPT. LASSITER / REG. 40TH., CO. A. / REG. 41ST., - MAJ. R.S. TUCKER, 1ST. CAPT., 3RD CAVALRY / REG. 41ST., CO. I, 1ST. LT. JEFFERSON J. UTLEY / REG. 41ST., CO. I, 2ND LT. W.W. CLEMENTS / REG. 41ST., CO. I, 2ND LT. N.G. RIDDICK / REG. 41ST., CO. I, 2ND LT. ALLEN RUFE ROGERS / REG. 41ST., CO. I, JESSE I. WINBORN, BUGLER / REG. 47TH., - COL. SION H. ROGERS. / REG. 47TH., - W.S. LACY, CHAPLAIN /REG. 47TH., CO. A / REG. 47TH., CO. C. / REG. 47TH., CO. C., 2ND. LT. NATT L. BROWN / REG. 47TH., CO. H. CAPT. SIDNEY W. MITCHELL /REG. 47TH., CO. H, 1ST. LT. TOM L. LASSITER /REG. 48TH., CO. G. / REG. 50TH., - COL. MARSHAL D. GRAYTON. / REG. 50TH., CO. C, 1ST. LT. JOSEPH C. ELLINGTON. / REG. 50TH., CO. C, 2ND. LT. JESSE THOMPSON ELLINGTON / REG. 50TH., CO. H, LT. JOHN BRANTLEY. / REG. 51ST., CO. C. / REG. 53RD., CO. C. / REG. 53RD., CO. C, 1ST. LT. JOHN H. TOMLINSON / REG. 53RD., CO. C, 2ND LT. S.R. HORNE. / REG. 56TH., CO. C. / REG. 56TH., CO. D, CAPT. JOHN W. GRAHAM / REG. 57TH., CO. D, CAPT. JAMES E. MANN / REG. 61ST., CO. D, CAPT. NATHAN A. RAMSAY / REG. 63RD., CO. E, CAPT. THOMAS W HARRIS, 5TH. CAVALRY / REG. 63RD., CO. G, 2ND LT. THOMAS B. ROLLINS. / REG. 70TH., CO. B, CAPT. C.J. RICHARDSON / REG. 70TH., CO. B, 2ND. LT. W.H. CRABTREE / REG. 72ND., - COL. JOHN W. HINSDALE / REG. 72ND., CO. C, CAPT. LAMBERT A. BRISTON /REG. 72ND., CO. H, LT. D.S. BYRD." / "MILITIA / COL. L.D. STEPHENSON, WAKE MILITIA HOME GUARDS / CAPT. C.H. ALFORD, MIDDLE/CREEK MILITIA HOME GUARD, SENIOR RESERVES CALLED OUT / CAPT. P.J. WRAY, NEILS CREEK, HARNETT COUNTY MILITIA HOME GUARDS / CAPT. JAMES RAY, NEUSE MILITIA HOME GUARDS /

Right face: THEIR SONS WHO WERE IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR /

Back face: OSCAR R. RAND CAMP NO. 1278, U.C.V., AND MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION / FIRST OFFICERS OF THE CAMP. / REG. 41ST., CO. I, COL. C. B. ALFORD, COMMANDER. / REG. 26TH., CO. D. 1ST. ADJ. DR. B.S. UTLEY / REG. 31ST., CO. C, 1ST. LT. J.C. BALLENTINE / REG. 63RD., CO. E, 2ND LT. W.H. BURT / REG., 26TH., CO. D, 3RD. LT. W.Q. MAYNARD / REG. 15TH., CO. F, 3RD. LT. GEORGE D. SPENCE / REG. 41ST., CO. I, QUARTERMASTER J.M. UTLEY / REG. 26TH., CO. D, VIDETTE S.A. AUSTIN / REG. 41ST., CO. I, SURGEON DR. R.T. SPENCE / REG. 70TH., CO. B, OFFICER OF THE DAY J.W. ROWLAND / REG. 6TH., CO. I, OFFICER OF THE DAY Q.L. HUDSON / REG. 31ST., CO. I / REG. 4TH., CO. F. VIDETTE R. CONDON / REG. 31ST., CO. G. 1ST. COLOR GUARD A.P. POWELL / REG. 41ST., CO. I, 2ND COLOR GUARD W.M. JONES / REG. 31ST., CO. D, 2ND. ADJUTANT J.P. GOODWIN / REG. -- CO. C, 3RD. ADJUTANT HENRY W. NORRIS, F BATTALION / REG. 61ST., CO. D. ASST. SERGT. A.C. DAVIS / CHARTER MEMBERS OF HOLLY SPRINGS CHAPTER, U.D.C. / OFFICERS OF THE MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION / 1ST. U.D.C. MRS. P.A. NORRIS, DAUGHTER OF CORPORAL GASTON UTLEY OF / 47TH. REGIMENT, CO. C, KILLED AT GETTYSBURG. / U.D.C. MRS. R.H. TEMPLETON, SECTY. DAUGHTER OF COL. W.J. HOKE, 38TH. / REGIMENT / MRS. C.B. ALFORD, TREASURER OR MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION, DAUGHTER OF / MARTIN H. BRANCH, 47TH. REGIMENT, CO. H. / MRS. MATTIE V. UTLEY, SECTY. MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION, DAUGHTER OF C.B. / ALFORD, 41ST., REGIMENT, CO. I, 3RD. CAVALRY, JOINED COMMAND AT / DINWIDDY COURT HOUSE, VA. OCT. -- 1864, IN ACTION STONEY CREEK, / BELLFIELD AND OTHER RAIDS. / SONS OF U.C.V. / J.C. ASHWORTH, W. WAR, W.D. BASE HOSPITAL, FRANCE, 317 INF., 322 / DEPT. A.E.F., GRANDSON OF J.J. SMITH, 31ST. REGIMENT, CO. G. J.G. ADAMS, / W. WAR, 9TH BAT'L, 82ND DIVISION, GRANDSON D.C. ADAMS, 26TH. REGIMENT, CO. D. / BRYANT H. PATE, SON OF SERGT. T.J.D. PATE, 68TH. REGIMENT, CO. C. /A.V. BAUCOM, SON OF SERGT. L.D. BAUCOM, 70TH REGIMENT, CO. B / V.J. BATCHELOR, SON OF W.H. BATCHELOR, 47TH. REGIMENT, CO. H. / CAPT. H.W. COLLINS, W. WAR, CO. A, 602ND. ENGINEERS, GRANDSON OF MARTIN H. BRANCH, 47TH REGIMENT, CO. H, / NEAREST OF KIN TO THOMAS COLLINS, D. IN SERVICE, 31ST. REGIMENT. CO. C / SANDERS COLLINS, D. IN SERVICE, 26TH. REGIMENT, CO. D / DALLAS COLLINS, D. IN PRISON ELMIRA, '65, 1ST. REGIMENT, CO. G. / T.B. HOLT, SON OF GASTON HOLT, REGULAR ARMY. / J.W. JONES, SON OF J.L. JONES, 26TH REGIMENT, CO. D. / CORP. J.F. JONES, S.A.W. CO. G, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG / B. RAY OLIVE, GRANDSON OF JOE WILSON, 26TH. REG., CO. D. / J.A. MILLS, SON OF WILEY J. MILLS, 26TH. REG., CO. D. / J. ROY NORRIS, GRANDSON OF BENNETT UPCHURCH, REGULAR ARMY. / DR. S.P. NORRIS, SON OF P.A. NORRIS, 41ST. REG., CO. I /L.S. OLIVE, SON OF H.C. OLIVE, F BAT'L. CO. C, NEAREST OF KIN TO / SHEPHERD ROGERS, 3RD. CAVALRY, 41ST. REG., CO. I. / CHAS. B. PARK, SON OF BENJ. PAR, 32ND. REG., CO. K / CORP. CECIL A. ADAMS, CO. E, 322ND. INF., W. WAR, GRANDSON OF COL. J.T. ADAMS, 26TH REG., CO. D, NEAREST OF KIN TO DANIEL G. BECKWITH, / D. IN SERVICE, 26TH. REGIMENT, CO. / F. CARR STUART, W. WAR, 1ST CLASS B., 6TH. TRENCH ARTILLERY, GRANDSON / OF 2ND. LT. HAYWOOD F. GODWIN, 31ST. REG., CO. C / COL. ALBERT L. COX, COMMANDED 113TH FIELD ART., 30TH DIV., W.WAR, / SON OF GEN. W.R. COX / NEAREST OF KIN TO REUBEN HUNTER, K. CONF'D WAR, 26TH REG., CO. D. / CORP. WM. HENRY HONEYCUTT, 81ST. DIV., 322ND. REG., CO.E, W. WAR, / GRANDSON OF WESLEY HONEYCUTT, CO. B., REG. 10TH, 8TH BAT'L. / CAREY B. JONES, SON OF ALDREDGE M. JONES, LATHAMS BATTERY / HON. DAN HUGH MCLEAN, POGUES BATTERY. / L.O.B. BRANCH CAMP NO. 515, U.C.V. / ALEX STRONACH, COMD'R CO. B, 13TH BAT'L. / W.F. MORING , COMD'R CO. I, 6TH REG. / MCDOUGHALD CAMP NO. 662. / ADJUTANT J.H. MCALISTER, 31ST. REG., CO. I. /

Left face: THEIR SONS WHO WERE IN THE WORLD WAR.
 
Dedication date: 10/26/1923
 
Materials & Techniques: Marble sculpture, granite base, and granite shaft.
 
Sponsor: United Confederate Veterans (UCV) Lob Branch Camp 515, UCV McDoughald Camp 662, UCV Oscar R. Rand Camp 1278, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Subject notes: Colonel George Benton Alford, a Civil War veteran, placed the sculpture in the yard of his residential home to honor Wake County veterans from the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I.
 
Location: The monument faces the Leslie-Alford-Mims Historical House with the Holly Springs United Methodist Church located behind the monument.
 
Landscape: This monument, the idea of Colonel George B. Alford, stands in front of the Leslie-Alford-Mims Historic House, near downtown Holly Springs. The monument now stands in the Holly Springs United Methodist Church parking lot, surrounded by a semi-circular enclosure of trees off to the side of the parking lot area.
 
City: Holly Springs
 
County: Wake
 
Subjects: Civil War,Spanish American War,World War I
 

 

Latitude: 
35.65116
Longitude: 
-78.83521
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