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Florida's old and new capitol buildings with the Confederate Monument in the right foreground - Tallahassee, Florida.
On November 6, 1860 Governor Madison Starke Perry appealed for Florida to prepare to secede the United States of America and Join the southern states in creating and organizing a confederacy. On December 22, 1860 a statewide election was held to…

Battle of Liberty Place Monument
In mid-September of 1874, tensions boiled over in the city of New Orleans and gunshots rang out as the city, divided by the legacy of the Civil War and weary of the “carpet-baggers” and Reconstruction policies, erupted into violence.[1]The Crescent…

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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