1862-1865Organized in Salem, NC, March 1862, with members from local Moravian congregations. This volunteer Confederate band provided morale-building music for southern troops in many of the major campaigns during the War Between the States. The band was widely recognized as one of General Lee's favorites and served until captured in retreat from Petersburg, VA on April 5 1865. Imprisoned at Point Lookout, MD. The members were paroled in July 1865.
|Placed By||Capt. M. W. Norfleet Camp 1249 - Sons of Conferderate Veterans|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 568462 N 3994512|
|Decimal Degrees||36.09283333, -80.23950000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 5.57', W 80° 14.37'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 5' 34.20" N, 80° 14' 22.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 203-299 Cemetery St, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US|
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