Rocky Mount in Nash County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
“The Bethel Heroes”
Nash County Confederate Soldiers Monument
The names of the Confederate Soldiers
from Nash county can be found in the
Memorial Volume of the various libraries
of the state and the Clerks Office of Nash
Erected By A
This monument is committed to the
care of the Bethel Heroes chapter
U.D.C. who with their sister Daughters
are preservers of Southern Ideals.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 57.723′ N, 77° 48.325′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Nash County. Marker is on Benvenue / Falls Road (North Carolina Route 43/48) near Stonewall Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located just north of the Tar River bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donaldson's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette (within Falls Road Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Post Office of Rocky Mount (about 500 feet away); Rocky Mount Mills (approx. ¼ mile away); Falls of the Tar Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Rocky Mount Mills School (approx. 0.3 miles away); P.T. Barnum (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rocky Mount.
Regarding "The Bethel Heroes". The Confederate Monument on the edge of Battle Park was unveiled in 1917 in memory of Nash County soldiers known as "The Bethel Heroes."
Also see . . . Bethel Battle -Southern Historical Society Papers. Vol. XXIX. Richmond, Va., January-December. 1901. [From the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, October 18, 1901.]. Early in June, 1861, the Confederates established an outpost at Bethel Church, on the Peninsula formed by the York and James rivers, about thirteen miles from Yorktown, eight from Hampton, and eight from the now-flourishing town of Newport News ... (Submitted on August 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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