Events

Confederate Memorial Day Service

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 2pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Category: Cultural
Location: Maplewood Cemetery

The Public is invited to a Confederate Memorial Day Service, Maplewood Cemetery At The Confederate Mound, Saturday, May 11,2013, 2 p.m. Sponsored by: Capt. Jesse S. Barnes Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans and the John W. Dunham United Daughters of the Confederacy 150 years ago soldiers were brought from battlefields in the southeasten part of NC to the hospital in Wilson. Many of these men died either of disease or from their wounds. They were buried in two separate cemeteries in Wilson. In 1894 their remains were moved to Maplewood Cemetery in a ?Soldiers Mound."