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Creation Date

4-22-2012

Building Name

Confederate Memorial Morganton

Description

Burke County Confederate Memorial, Morganton, NC.

The Burke County Confederate Memorial stands on the Grounds of the Burke County Courthouse in Morganton, North Carolina. It stands as an everlasting tribute to the soldiers of Burke County who fought and died during the Civil War 1861-1865. The marble memorial surrounding the statue contains the names of the soldiers from Burke County who lost their lives during the Civil War.

This memorial was erected in 1910 & dedicated on 22nd June, 1918. The bronze statue of the soldier was added in 1918. it was a gift from Captain William Joseph Kincaid, a confederate soldier. Burke County Sons of Confederate Veterans built this memorial.

Latitude, Longitude

35.74568889, -81.68788611

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Confederate Memorial Morganton; Burke County Courthouse; Confederate Memorial; Burke County (NC); Morganton (NC); Memorials --- North Carolina --- Morganton.

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