Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Dead Monument
the auspices of Goldsboro Rifles
October 10, 1894.
[ Left of Monument: ]
On this spot and
in this vicinity
the Battle of
March 19, 1865.
[ Right of Monument: ]
Twenty three of
those buried here
had their last hours
soothed by the
loving care of
John Harper and
his noble wife
Amy A. Harper.
[ Rear of Monument: ]
Nor shall your glory be forgot
While Fame her record keeps,
Or Honour points the hallowed spot
Where Valor proudly sleeps.
[ Soldiers Names: ]
Everett King, Co. B, 1 N.C. Batlín
G.C. Taylor, Co. A, 1 N.C. Batlín
M.J. Taylor, Co. B, 1 N.C. Batlín
Arnold Rabon, Co. C, 1 N.C. Batlín
Duncan Brown, Co. A, 1 N.C. Batlín
J.A. McPhaul, Co. A, 1 N.C. Batlín
Jacob Sours, Co. D, 1 N.C. Batlín
Capt. R.G. Rankin, Co. A, 1 N.C. Batlín
T.J. Blount, Co. A, 61 N.C. Regít
Zac Ellis, 1 N.C. Batlín
Marx E. Cohen, † Harts Battery, S.C.
J.W. Glover, Co. F, 6 Ga. Regít
S. King, Co. H, 27 Ga.Regít
T.J. Nail, Co. H, 27 Ga. Regít
A.B. Williams, Co. A, 34 Va. Regít
F.M.Williams, Co. C. Ark.
Allen Lansdown, Co. E, 23 Ga. Regít
G.S. Beavers † † Ga.
D.B. Nolger, Co. K, 39 Ala. Regít
Lieut. George M. Stoney, 1 S.C. Regít
Col. R.M. Saffell † † Tenn
Columbus Gilliam, Co. F, 1 Tenn † Cal
E.A. Smotherman, Co. D, 45 Tenn Regít
J.H. Edwards, Co. B, 26 Tenn Regít
Capt. R.P.H Heacock, Co. A, 30 Ala Regít
Capt. J.A. Latham, 40 Ala Regít
Lieut J.W. Layermer, 42 Ala Regít
Lieut Edmund Pettus, † Ala
J.M. Moon, † † S.C.
Charles T. Quigley, Co. B. 2 S.C. Regít † Art
John M. Leathe, 1 S.C. Regít † Art
Harley Nance, Co. K, 1 N.C. Batlín
W.E. Read, Co. D, 13 N.C. Batlín
Allen Wooten, 10 N.C. Batlín
James F. Chambers, Co. B, 40 N.C. Regít
H.J. Taylor, Co. H, 40 N.C.regít
L.B. Flack, Co. G, 50 N.C. Regít
T.J. Hampton, Co. K, 50 N.C. Regít
J.A. Thomas, Co. B, 40 N.C. Regít
Lt. Col. Edward Mallett, 61 N.C. Regít
About 360 unknown Confederate dead are buried here
Erected 1894 by Goldsboro Rifles.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1876.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Honoring the Dead of the Battle of Bentonville (a few steps from this marker); Bentonville Union Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolinians at the Battle of Bentonville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Headquarters (about 700 feet away); Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Four Oaks.
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