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Confederate Veterans Bicentennial Memorial
In 1977, Judge James F. Shotts senior erected a plaque on the wall of the Marion County Courthouse in Hamilton, Alabama. As stated on the plaque, Shotts was present at a reunion of Confederate descendants and is the oldest grandson of Loyd and Shotts…

Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama
Located in Selma, Alabama, the Edmund Pettus Bridge was built in 1940 crossing the Alabama River and on the U.S. Route 80. It is named after the last senator who was Confederate general and Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan. Edmund Pettus was…

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…

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…
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