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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Soldiers Memoial

Confederate Soldiers Reinterred from Gettysburg

 

—Oakwood Cemetery —

 
Confederate Soldiers Memoial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2013
1. Confederate Soldiers Memoial Marker
Inscription. Confederate Soldiers Memorial-Here rest the remains of 137 Confederate soldiers killed in action or mortally wounded during the Gettysburg Campaign. These men represent approximately 1600 North Carolinians who fell during the Campaign. North Carolinians accounted for one-third of the total Confederate dead at Gettysburg. These soldiers were reinterred to his location in 1871 under the care of the Wake County Ladies Memorial Association in cooperation with Dr. Rufus Weaver of Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg


Though men deserve, they may not achieve success; the brave will honor the brave, vanquished none the less-Deo Vindice
 
Location. 35° 47.118′ N, 78° 37.638′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on Oakwood Avenue. Click for map. The marker is in Oakwood Cemetery in the Confederate Cemetery Section. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. CSS H.L. Hunley Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Shotwell
Gettysburg Memoial Detail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2013
2. Gettysburg Memoial Detail
(within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Confederate POWs (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown NC Soldier CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); William Ruffin Cox (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Worth Bagley (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Soldiers Memoial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 20, 2001
3. Confederate Soldiers Memoial Marker
Back Side of Memoial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2013
4. Back Side of Memoial
Marker in Oakwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2013
5. Marker in Oakwood Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5. 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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