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Louisburg in Franklin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument

1861-1865

 

— To Our Confederate Dead —

 
Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
1. Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.  
Side 1
In memory of Franklin's Confederate Soldiers that their heroic deeds, sublime self-sacrifice and undying devotion to duty and country may never be forgotten.

Side 2
Deo Vindice.
"When can their glory fade?
O the wild charge they made.
All the world wondered."

Side 3
They gave their lives and fortunes for constitutional liberty and state sovereignty in obedience to the teachings of the fathers, who framed the constitution and established the union of these states.

Side 4
At Appomattox God said to the Confederate soldier "about face". In obedience to the celestial order there was a change of front, and the gray line faced the future unashamed and unafraid.
 
Erected 1914.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 36° 6.253′ N, 78° 17.836′ W. Marker was in Louisburg
Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
2. Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument
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, North Carolina, in Franklin County. Memorial was on North Main Street (County Route 1229) north of College Street, in the median. This monument is located on the campus of Louisburg College. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 501 North Main Street, Louisburg NC 27549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Louisburg College (a few steps from this marker); Camp Site for Sherman's Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Male Academy Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Warfington (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Williamson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Moses A. Hopkins (approx. 9 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 11.6 miles away); The Glass House (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisburg.
 
More about this monument. Monument was removed by the Louisburg Town Council who voted to move the monument to Oakwood Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Confederate Monument, Louisburg. Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. (Submitted on October 12, 2014.) 
 
Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
3. Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022