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Appomattox (Statue)
The Appomattox (statue) was a bronze monument honoring Confederate soldiers who had died while fighting during the American Civil War. The name "Appomattox" refers to the Battle of Appomattox Court House, which resulted in the surrender of Robert E.…

Silent Sam Unveiling, Postcard,1913.
The Confederate Monument, or “Silent Sam,” is a bronze statue created by John A. Wilson and sponsored by the United Daughters of Confederacy (UDC) and University of North Carolina (UNC) alumni, who paid for one-third and two-thirds of the total cost…

United Confederate Veterans Memorial
The United Confederate Veterans Memorial was a Confederate memorial located in Lake View Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. The memorial was erected by May Avery Wilkins, the president of the Robert E Lee Chapter of the United Daughters of the…

Montgomery Daughters of the Confederacy at the Old Soldiers Home
This archive contextualized how the Confederate Soldiers’ Home and Memorial Park at Mountain Creek, Alabama historically and contemporarily forwarded the Lost Cause narrative. However, the memorial as having been a soldiers’ home made its history a…

Heyward Shepherd Monument
The Heyward Shepherd Monument, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Monument commemorates Heyward Shepherd, a free African American who worked as a baggage handler for Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. During abolitionist John Brown’s attempted slave revolt…

Statue of Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes
This statue of Confederate Naval Commander Raphael Semmes served to immortalize him and to reinforce the actions taken by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. These monuments reflect the values that the South wanted to portray about the…

Confederate Soldiers' Monument in Princeton, Kentucky
     The Confederate Solders’ Monument on the grounds of the Caldwell County courthouse in Princeton, Kentucky, is a small-town monument commemorating the average soldier, one of many like it throughout the south. Confederate statues for the everyman…

Confederate Memorial Hall, Howard Memorial Library's Annex
Although not a monument, Confederate Memorial Hall Museum is a historical confederate landmark. Constructed in 1890 and opened in 1891, the museum is home to the second largest collection of Confederate artifacts and memorabilia. [1] The collection…

Statue of Alexander H. Stephens in Washington D.C.
This marble statue depicts Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), the former Vice President of the Confederate States of America. Located in the National Statuary Hall within the Congress Building in Washington, D.C., it was carved by artist Gutzon…

Jefferson Davis Monument
The Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky memorializes the birthplace of the first and only president of the Confederate States of America. According to accounts during a 1907 reunion of the Orphan Brigade, the largest military unit to be…
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