Friday, March 7, 2014

Ten Confederate Monuments-- Part 1

From the March 1, 2014, Huffington Post. //// Includes photos of each one. There are hundreds of Confederate monuments throughout the South. And, there are those who would like every single one of them removed because it offends them. //// 1. CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL MONUMENT: Montgomery, Alabama. To honor the 122,000 Alabamians who fought for the Confederacy. The cornerstone was laid by Jefferson Davis in 1886. //// 2. ROBERT E. LEE STATUE-- Charlottesville, Virginia, in Lee Park. //// 3. AUGUSTA CONFEDERATE MONUMENT-- Augusta, Georgia. Life-size statues of Confederate generals Lee, Jackson, T.R.R. Cobb and W.H.T. Walker at the base. //// 4. CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL CARVING-- Stone Mountain, Georgia. Jackson, Lee and Davis. //// 5. MONUMENT TO CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS OF MONROE COUNTY-- In Union, West Virginia. Dedicated in 1901. //// --Old Secesh

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