Printer-friendly page
Rating: 
Average: 3.3 (17 votes)


Confederate Soldiers Monument (1888), Greensboro. Photo courtesy of Tom Vincent of North Carolina Civil War Memorials.

Confederate Soldiers Monument
Greensboro
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/150

Description: A bronze Confederate soldier clad in jacket and hat steps forward with his left foot while resting his left arm on the barrel of his rifle. He stands atop a tall granite inscribed pedestal. A refurbishment of the memorial in late 2010 added a seal to the pedestal.

Inscription:
Our Confederate Dead / 1861-65 / Dedicated to the / Memory of / 300 Unknown Soldiers / by the Ladies / Memorial Asso of / Greensboro NC


Dedication date: June 3, 1888

Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Granite

Sponsor: Ladies Memorial Association of Greensboro

Post dedication use: The area around the monument was renovated in 2010 so that a short circular wall surrounds the statue.

Subject notes: The monument commemorates 300 unknown soldiers

Landscape: The monument stands in Green Hill Cemetery. It is surrounded by a short stone circular wall and stands next to a pole which flies the Confederate flag.

City: Greensboro

County: Guilford

Subjects: Civil War

Latitude: 
36.08275
Longitude: 
-79.79679
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

Comments

Is it still there ?

Hi Roger,

Thank you for visiting NCpedia and for sharing your question.

Yes, the monument is still in Greensboro. If you would like additional information about the monument, you can find more at Commemorative Landscapes of NC at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/150.

Best wishes,

Kelly Agan, NC Government & Heritage Library

Add a comment

PLEASE NOTE: NCpedia provides the comments feature as a way for viewers to engage with the resources. Comments are not published until reviewed by NCpedia editors at the State Library of NC, and the editors reserve the right to not publish any comment submitted that is considered inappropriate for this resource. NCpedia will not publish personal contact information in comments, questions, or responses. If you would like a reply by email, note that some email servers, such as public school accounts, are blocked from accepting messages from outside email servers or domains. If you prefer not to leave an email address, check back at your NCpedia comment for a reply. Please allow one business day for replies from NCpedia. Complete guidelines are available at https://ncpedia.org/about.