Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Our Confederate Soldiers
(names not transcribed)
Erected 1911 by Burke County Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 44.734′ N, 81° 41.266′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Memorial is at the intersection of Union Street and Sterling Street on Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morganton NC 28655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morganton (here, next to this marker); Burke Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Tod R. Caldwell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Daniel Morgan (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Sacred Dance & the Muses” – 2004 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Etta Baker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jonesboro Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
Also see . . . UNC resources page - with links to many additional references
A monument to Burke County’s Confederate Army troops was erected on the northwest corner of the Square in 1911 and was paid for by public subscription. The bronze statue of the soldier was added in 1918. The statue was a gift from Captain William Joseph Kincaid, a Burke County Confederate soldier (Submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.