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Burnsville in Yancey County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead

 
 
Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead Marker-Front panel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead Marker-Front panel
Inscription.  
(front panel)
80 names listed

(rear)
Lest we forget, these men died for their freedom and independence. "Deo Vindice."
78 names listed
 
Erected 2009 by Colonel John B Palmer Camp 1946, Sons of Conferate Veterans, and Martha Reid Silver Confederate Memorial Association.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 35° 55.02′ N, 82° 17.934′ W. Marker is in Burnsville, North Carolina, in Yancey County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Main Street and Town Square, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. The marker is on the lawn of the Yancey County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Town Square, Burnsville NC 28714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yancey County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Nu Wray Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Otway Burns Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Yancey Collegiate Institute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizens Bank Building (about 300 feet away); Burnsville (about 800 feet away); Lesley Riddle (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sink Hole Mine (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnsville.
 
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda; white supremacist propaganda; Lost Cause propaganda
 
Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead Marker-Back panel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead Marker-Back panel
Sign on Yancey County Courthouse lawm image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
3. Sign on Yancey County Courthouse lawm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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