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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…

John Hunt Morgan Monument
Born in 1825, John Hunt Morgan was raised in Lexington, Kentucky [1]. Morgan joined the U.S. War with Mexico alongside some of his family members as cavalry privates [2]. After joining the Confederacy, Morgan's best-known Civil War exploit was his…

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…
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