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Backside of Monument
The monument is located in the Socorro Presbyterian Cemetery and was erected on February 24, 2012 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The pink granite monument weighs 5300 pounds and was mined from a Texas…

Confederate Monument at Santa Ana Cemetery
Description The Confederate Monument at Santa Ana Cemetery was erected in 2004 by Santa Ana Mayor Gordon Bricken and members of the Orange County Sons of Confederate Veterans. The monument was a 9-foot-tall, 7-ton granite rectangular structure…

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…

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…

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…
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