Buried with HonorCivil War soldiers and veterans are buried in Calvary Episcopal Churchyard and Old Town Cemetery. Among the fifty Confederates interred in the churchyard are Gen. William Dorsey Pender and Lt. Col. John L. Bridges. In May 1863, Pender led a brigade at the Battle of Chancellorsville,"bearing the colors of a regiment in his own hands up to and over the entrenchments, with the most distinguished gallantry." He was mortally wounded during the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. Bridges, who died in 1884, commanded the Edgecombe Guards at the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia, on June 10, 1861.
|Series||This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||North Carolina Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 12:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 271539 N 3975678|
|Decimal Degrees||35.89875000, -77.53136667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 53.925', W 77° 31.882'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 53' 55.50" N, 77° 31' 52.92" W|
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|Area Code(s)||252, 919|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 303-399 E St James St, Tarboro NC 27886, US|
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