Confederate Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh

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Confederate Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh
Confederate Monument
Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh
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Description: This monument is a tall stone obelisk atop a thicker ornately-carved base.
Dedication date: 1870
Materials & Techniques: Granite
Sponsor: Ladies Memorial Association
Unveiling & Dedication: Matt Ransom gave an address at the 1870 dedication.
Post dedication use: The site continues to serve as a site for Confederate Memorial Services each Memorial Day.
Landscape: The monument is located in the middle of the Confederate section of the Historic Oakwood Cemetery. It is surrounded by smaller graves.
City: Raleigh
County: Wake
Subjects: Civil War


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