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

Confederate Monument

 
 
Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
1. Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
our
Confederate Dead
---------------
Erected A.D. 1870

Sleep warrior, sleep the struggle.
The battle cry is hushed.
Our standards have been lowered.
Our blooming hopes been crushed.
Sleep for thy name is cherished
By the bravest and the best,
And soldier’s hearts and woman’s love
Are with thee in thy rest.
Geo. M. Whitiny

 
Erected 1870.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 47.091′ N, 78° 37.625′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on Hickory Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in the Confederate Cemetery in Oakwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Carolina Confederate POWs (here, next to this marker); CSS H.L. Hunley Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Shotwell (within shouting distance of this
Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
2. Confederate Monument Marker
marker); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown NC Soldier CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Ruffin Cox (about 700 feet away); Worth Bagley (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
3. Confederate Monument
Monument in Historic Oakwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
4. Monument in Historic Oakwood Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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