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Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Iredell County Confederate Memorial

 
 
Iredell County Confederate Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
1. Iredell County Confederate Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
To the Soldiers of Iredell County 1861-1865. Our Confederate Dead.

(Back):
From Bethel to Appomattox, their courage, patience, fortitude endurance and unselfish devotion to country are unparalleled in history.

(Side):
Defenders of State Sovereignty

(Side):
"They bore the flag of a nation's trust and fell in a cause, though lost, still just, and died for me and you."
 
Erected 1905.
 
Location. 35° 47.017′ N, 80° 53.286′ W. Marker is in Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is at the intersection of South Center Street (State Highway 115) and Court Street on South Center Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statesville NC 28677, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Statesville in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. Association for the Blind (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Creek Meeting House
Defenders of State Sovereignty Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
2. Defenders of State Sovereignty
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. P. Caldwell (approx. mile away); Mitchell College (approx. mile away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Statesville.
 
Additional comments.
1. Description of Monument.
A full-length uniformed Confederate private stands atop a tall shaft and a tiered base. The figure wears a wide-brimmed hat and holds his rifle in front with both hands around the barrel and the butt by his proper right foot.

From the Smithsonian American Art Museum
    — Submitted November 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Iredell County Confederate Memorial Rear Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
3. Iredell County Confederate Memorial Rear Inscription
Iredell County Confederate Memorial Side Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
4. Iredell County Confederate Memorial Side Inscription
Iredell County Confederate Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
5. Iredell County Confederate Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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