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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Salisbury Confederate Memorial

 
 
Salisbury Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Salisbury Confederate Memorial
Inscription.
In memory of
Rowan’s
Confederate Soldiers
that their heroic deeds,
sublime self-sacrifice
and undying devotion
to duty and Country
may never be forgotten
1861 – 1865

[ Left of Monument: ]
Soldiers of the
Confederacy,
Fame has given you
an imperishable crown.
History will record
your daring valor,
noble sufferings and
matchless achievements
to the honor and
glory or our land.

[ Right of Monument: ]
They gave their
lives and fortunes for
Constitutional Liberty
and State sovereignty
in obedience to
the teachings of the
Fathers who framed
the Constitution
and established the
Union of these States

[ Back of Monument: ]
Deo Vindice
R. I. P.

 
Erected 1909 by United Daughters of the Confederacy - Hoke Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 40.1′ N, 80° 28.261′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on W. Innes Street near Church Street, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Right of Monument
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maxwell Chambers House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old English Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Rowan County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (about 600 feet away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Andrew Jackson (about 700 feet away); Washington Southern Tour (about 700 feet away); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a granite base topped by “Fame”, a winged angel, supporting a fallen Confederate soldier.
 
Also see . . .  Salisbury Bread Riot - March 1863. A food riot in Salisbury was staged by the wives and mothers of Confederate Soldiers. Web page includes a photo of the 1909 dedication of the Confederate Memorial. (Submitted on January 9, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Right of Monument
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Rear of Monument
Salisbury Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
5. Salisbury Confederate Memorial
The widow of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and Confederate veterans from Rowan County were at the dedication of the monument on May 9, 1909.
Marker on W. Innes Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
6. Marker on W. Innes Street
Closeup of Statues image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
7. Closeup of Statues
Sculptor’s Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
8. Sculptor’s Mark
The statue was cast in Brussels, Belgium at the H. Luppens & Co. Foundry. It was created by sculptor, Frederic Wellington Ruckstuhl.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 804 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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