Forest City in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Forest City Confederate Memorial
Capt. H.D. Lee
and Company D 16th Regiment,
who were the first to leave from
Rutherford County for the
War Between The States
June 3rd, 1861, and
Capt. J.B. Eaves
and Company I 50th Regiment,
who left in April 1862.
Both companies departed from this sacred spot.
Also to the memory of
Co. I 50th Regiment,
Commander of the Davis-Dickerson-Mills
camp of Rutherford County
This site was the muster ground of
the Burnt Chimney Volunteers,
now Forest City.
Erected 1932 by Lee-Eaves-McDaniel Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
Location. 35° 20.028′ N, 81° 51.918′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest City NC 28043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Burnt Chimney (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forest City (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisha Baxter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cool Springs High School (approx. half a mile away); Forrest Harrill "Smoky" Burgess (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,202 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 3. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.