James Stuart Monument

James Stuart Monument

This monument commemorates Lieutenant Colonel James Stuart. The monument was erected on the site on which a sword, belonging to Lt. Col Stuart, was found.

The inscription on the monument reads:

HON. LIEUT.
COLONEL STUART

Of the second Battalion of the Queens
Guards, was killed at this spot by
Captain John Smith
of the First Maryland Regiment

Col. Stuart's sword was exhumed here in 1866
Erected by the GBC Co. in honor of a brave foeman
1835

All photographs 2005-2008
by  
Westfield, NC

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