Confederate Soldiers Monument
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.
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.
Subjects: Civil War
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina