Capt. Wilson T. Jenkins at Appomatox

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Capt. Wilson T. Jenkins at Appomatox - North Carolina to Unveil MonumentA on Civil War...
North Carolina to Unveil MonumentA on Civil War llattlellelds. RalelKh News and Observer. At Appomattox, Va., on April the 9th being Sunday), there will inveiled by this State three monu- lents, one to mark the spot ox's brigade, Grimes' division, ired the last volley in the Army Northern Virginia on Sunday inorn- ng, April 9, 18fia, just forty years go; also two smaller ones, one mark where the last captureof ery was made (by N. C. cavalry) nd another to mark the last skirmish--also skirmish--also by North Carolinians, 'he first monument is erected by State appropriation of $1,000; the jthers by the liberality respectively Df Capt. E. J. Holt, who led the avalry charge, and by Capt. \ Jenkins, who commanded the .kirmishers. These are the first monuments to be erected by any State on that historic field. Gov. Glenn will deliver the address. Another unveiling will be at Bethel, Vo., on June 10, tho anniversary jf that battle, fought inl861,thetab- et to be erected to mark the here Wyatt fell, the first soldier tilled in battle in that great war. Virginia has erected there a monument monument to be unveiled that day eople are invited to join by ng ours. The legislative appropriation appropriation for this monument to the at Bethel" is $250. This will be O 'ood occasion for a reunion of the iurvivors of the famous "Bethel" regiment. The third unveiling is to be Jhickamauga, September 20, on Anniversary of that battle fought .863, and the State has appropriated $500 to mark the spot where her -roops went "Furthest at Chickamauga." Chickamauga." The Sixth North Carolina Regiment has also raised a fund erect an additional monument at same time, costing *600. a

Clipped from Statesville Record And Landmark21 Mar 1905, TuePage 1

Statesville Record And Landmark (Statesville, North Carolina)21 Mar 1905, TuePage 1
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