Salisbury, North Carolina: Angel Holds Dead Rebel (Gone)

Angel Holds Dead Rebel
Winged "Fame" props up a dying Rebel soldier. It's considered to be one of the Confederacy's most artistic monuments. Mrs. Stonewall Jackson attended its dedication on May 10, 1909. Report... [03/19/2014]

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Angel Holds Dead Rebel

The statue has been taken down.

[Chris, 07/30/2020]

The statue was erected in 1909 as a very belated tribute to Confederate fatalities, who had all been dead for at least 44 years. It was removed on July 5, 2020.


Angel Holds Dead Rebel

Go during the early morning hours and you should have no problem avoiding cars so you can read the statue's interesting inscription.

[, 05/31/2017]


Angel Holds Dead Traitor

The statue is in the median with little to no room to walk around it. There's also a stop light in very close proximity to it, so it's tough to get photos. I thought it was worth the stop though!

[Shannon Ruff, 03/19/2014]

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