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Confederate Monument (1986), Greensboro. Photo courtesy of Rodney P. Williams of North Carolina Civil War Memorials.

Confederate Monument (1986)
Greensboro
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/18

Description: This rectangular stone monument holds a bronze plaque listing the military regiments from Greensboro and Guilford County that served in the Civil War. The marker sits on S. Davie Street and E. McGee St. in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Nickname: "Men of Greensboro and Guilford County"

Inscription:
TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF GREENSBOROUGH AND GUILFORD COUNTY, / WHO FOUGHT FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND THE CONFEDERACY / IN THE WAR FOR SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE. / 1861-1865 / THESE WHILE IN THE PRIME OF LIFE, / FOUGHT, BLED AND DIED; / WALKING IN THE STEPS OF FATHER / ABRAHAM (GEN. 14:13-14) / IN BEHALF OF A LOST CAUSE. / WHILE SOME OF THESE IN OUR CHURCH- / YARDS SLEEP, / OTHERS FILL AN UNKNOWN GRAVE; / WHETHER UNKNOWN OF KNOWN TO FAME / THEIR CAUSE AND COUNTRY STILL THE / SAME. / THEY DIED AND WORE THE GRAY. / (BY JOHN A. SLOAN) / COMMANDER OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS / THE MEN OF GUILFORD / INFANTRY / 1. CO. E 2 REG. N.C. œTHE GUILFORD GUARDS / 2. CO. M 21 REG. N.C. œTHE GUILFORD DIXIE BOYS / 3. CO. E 22 REG. N.C. œTHE GUILFORD MINUTE MEN / 4. CO. B 27 REG. N.C. œTHE GUILFORD GRAYS / 5. CO. B 45 REG. N.C. œCAPT. CHARLES E. SHOBERS CO. / 6. CO. C 45 REG. N.C. œTHE GUILFORD LIGHT INFANTRY / 7. CO. A 53 REG. N.C. œCAPT. A.P. McDANIEL™S CO. / 8. CO. D 53 REG. N.C. œCAPT. DAVID SCOTT, JR™S CO. / 9. CO. F 54 REG. N.C. œTHE STONEWALL BOYS / CAVALRY / 10. CO. F 19 REG. 2 N.C. CAV. œTHE GUILFORD CAVALRY / 11. CO. I 63 REG. 5 N.C. CAV. œCAPT. JOHN E. WHARTON™S PARTISAN RANGERS / 12. CO. K 63 REG. 5 N.C. CAV. œCAPT. NAT P. RANKIN™S PARTISAN RANGERS / 13. CO. H 16 BATTALION N.C. CAV. œCAPT. THOMAS R. DUVAL™S CO. / RESERVES / 14. CO. A 72 REG. 3 N.C. JUNIOR RESERVES œCAPT. JOHN W. PITTS CO. / 15. CO. B 77 REG. 7 N.C. SENIOR RESERVES œCAPT. JACOB BOON™S CO. / 16. CO. C 77 REG. 7 N.C. SENIOR RESERVES œCAPT. W.B. JOHNSTON™S CO. / HOME GUARD / 17. 4 REG. N.C. HOME GUARD œCOL. JAMES R. COLE™S REG. / ˜LEST WE FORGET™


On a smaller plaque below: ERECTED MAY 10, 1986 / BY / THE COL. JOHN SLOAN CAMP, 1290 / SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS


Dedication date: 5/10/1986

Materials & Techniques: Granite, Bronze

Sponsor: Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Cost: $9000

Location: The monument faces northeast just off of South Davie St.

Landscape: A monument placed a year earlier to the Army of Tennessee stands next to it. They sit in Hamburger square.

City: Greensboro

County: Guilford

Subjects: Civil War

Latitude: 
36.06793
Longitude: 
-79.79053
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