"The Bethel Heroes"

"The Bethel Heroes" (HMV9A)

Location: Rocky Mount, NC 27804 Nash County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 57.723', W 77° 48.325'

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Nash County Confederate Soldiers Monument

Front, base of column: C.S.A.

Front, to the left of the rifles: TO THE / CONFEDERATE / SOLDIERS OF / NASH COUNTY / WHO IN 1861 IN / OBEDIENCE TO THE / SUMMONS OF THEIR / STATE FREELY OFFERED / THEIR LIVES, / THEIR / FORTUNES, / AND THEIR / SACRED HONOR / ON BEHALF OF / THE CAUSE OF /

Front, to the right of the rifles: CONSTITUTIONAL / LIBERTY AND SELF / GOVERNMENT / AND THROUGH FOUR / YEARS OF WAR / SO BORE THEMSELVES / IN VICTORY AND DEFEAT / AS TO WIN THE / PLAUDITS OF THE WORLD / AND SET AND EXAMPLE OF / EXALTED AND UNSEEN / PATRIOTISM WHICH WILL / EVER BE AN UNFAILING / INSPIRATION TO ALL / FUTURE GENERATIONS OF / AMERICAN CITIZENS

Front, steps: BUILT BY ROBERTS MARBLE CO. BALL GROUND GA

Rear: THIS MONUMENT / ERECTED BY A / SURVIVING COMRADE

Right side: THE NAMES OF THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / FROM NASH COUNTY CAN BE FOUND IN THE / MEMORIAL VOLUME OF THE VARIOUS LIBRARIES / OF THE STATE AND THE CLERKS OFFICE OF NASH / COUNTY N.C.

Left side: THIS MONUMENT IS COMMITTED TO THE / CARE OF BETHEL HEROES CHAPTER / U.D.C. WHO WITH THEIR SISTER DAUGHTERS / ARE PRESERVERS OF SOUTHERN IDEALS.
Custodian

City of Rocky Mount
Details
HM NumberHMV9A
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Tags
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Year Placed1917
Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy Bethel Heroes Chapter 636
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 9:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionThe monument is located in Riverside Park on the east side of Falls Road in Rocky Mount. It is located several feet from the curb and faces generally north.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 247001 N 3983378
Decimal Degrees35.96205000, -77.80541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.723', W 77° 48.325'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 43.3800" N, 77° 48' 19.5000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)252
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151 Falls Rd, Rocky Mount NC 27804, US
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I Saw The Marker

I am a member of the Bethel Heroes UDC Chapter 636 in Nash Co. and we own this marker.

Sep 22, 2016 at 7:07am PDT by nanpitt

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