Cleveland, TN Confederate Statue
Located in a prominent location, where the main road coming into town from the north (Ocoee St., US11) splits from the Northbound lanes. This road used to also be the part of the 1920's national Auto Trail, the Lee Highway. It also faces the old entrance to Lee University. It would make sense that the Confederate honored on the statue would be Robert E. Lee. Instead, it is dedicated to the known and unknown Confederate Dead. The statue was placed here by a local Daughters of the Confederacy…
Memorial to the Confederate Dead - Austin, TX
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This is a photo of the Confederate monument at Arlington National Cemetery. This memorial is covered with scenes of families separating and the pain and pride associated with sending a loved one off to battle.
Confederate States of America | History, Facts, & Flag
Confederate States of America, the government of 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union in 1860–61, following the election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S. president, prompting the American Civil War (1861–65). The Confederacy acted as a separate government until defeated in the spring of 1865.
Monument to Major General Abner Doubleday at Gettysburg
Photos, text, background history and map location for the monument to Union Major General Abner Doubleday on the Gettysburg battlefield.
William Franklin Pritchett and Thomas A. Pritchett - Confederate Soldiers
In a past post (November, 2011), I've written about a great+ uncle who was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War . . . William Ashley G...