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Monument to the Confederate "Immortal Six Hundred" at Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah, Georgia. The monument lists the names of the 13 Confederate POWs of the Immortal 600 who died while imprisoned here. A total of 43 of the Immortal 600 would die as a result of their captivity here and in other Union prisons.

Monument to the Confederate "Immortal Six Hundred" at Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah, Georgia. The monument lists the names of the 13 Confederate POWs of the Immortal 600 who died while imprisoned here. A total of 43 of the Immortal 600 would die as a result of their captivity here and in other Union prisons.

Confederate Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery - Confederate States Army sergeant and sculptor Moses Jacob Ezekiel was commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in November 1910 to design the memorial. It was unveiled by President Woodrow Wilson on June 4, 1914 (the 106th anniversary of the birth of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy).

Confederate Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery - Confederate States Army sergeant and sculptor Moses Jacob Ezekiel was commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in November 1910 to design the memorial. It was unveiled by President Woodrow Wilson on June 4, 1914 (the 106th anniversary of the birth of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy).

J.E.B. Stuart - United States Army officer from the U.S. state of Virginia who later became a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War.

J.E.B. Stuart - United States Army officer from the U.S. state of Virginia who later became a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War.

Stonewall Jackson's gravesite, Lexington, Virginia.

Lexington, VA - Stonewall Jackson's gravesite

The Stonewall Jackson monument which markes the final resting place for General Thomas J. "Stonwall" Jackson in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery in Lexington, VA.

This is the view looking from the privately funded Confederate Memorial Hall toward the Robert E. Lee monument at Lee Circle. The Lee monument was dedicated in 1884, and put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. A New Orleans magazine listed the sculpture as “one of the 11 most important monuments” in the city. Robert Lee Hodge.

This is the view looking from the privately funded Confederate Memorial Hall toward the Robert E. Lee monument at Lee Circle. The Lee monument was dedicated in 1884, and put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. A New Orleans magazine listed the sculpture as “one of the 11 most important monuments” in the city. Robert Lee Hodge.

The Confederate Obelisk at historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia.

Oakland Cemetery | Free Stock Photo | The Confederate Obelisk and flags at historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia | # 12302

The Confederate Obelisk at historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. - Free Stock Photo Id: 12302 (2.2 MB)

The Army of the Confederate States of America (ACSA) was the regular army, provided for by Act of Confederate Congress on March 6, 1861. The men serving in the highest rank as Confederate States Generals, such as Samuel Cooper and Robert E. Lee, were enrolled in the ACSA to ensure that they outranked all militia officers.

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Gettysburg Battlefield, Pennsylvania. My Great Great Grandfather was wounded and captured here as a Private in the Confederate Army, Company G, 38th North Carolina Infantry. He died in a pow hospital at Fort Delaware in October 1863.  He was a member of Picket's Charge.

Gettysburg Battlefield, Pennsylvania. My Great Great Grandfather was wounded and captured here as a Private in the Confederate Army, Company G, 38th North Carolina Infantry. He died in a pow hospital at Fort Delaware in October 1863. He was a member of Picket's Charge.

New Orleans Is Wrong To Remove Its Confederate Monuments

New Orleans Is Wrong To Remove Its Confederate Monuments

The progressive impulse to purge public spaces of Confederate monuments isn’t about inclusion and tolerance, it’s about politics and power.

Monument to the 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment on the Antietam battlefield outside Sharpsburg Maryland.

8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument

Monument to the 8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment on the Antietam battlefield

Gen Jubal Anderson Early - Lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He served under Stonewall Jackson and then Robert E. Lee for almost the entire war, rising from regimental command to lieutenant general and the command of an infantry corps in the Army of Northern Virginia.

Gen Jubal Anderson Early - Lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He served under Stonewall Jackson and then Robert E. Lee for almost the entire war, rising from regimental command to lieutenant general and the command of an infantry corps in the Army of Northern Virginia.

General Henry Heth - Confederate general in the American Civil War. He came to the notice of Robert E. Lee while serving briefly as his quartermaster, and was given a brigade in the Third Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia commanded by A.P. Hill, whose division he commanded when the latter was wounded at Chancellorsville. He is generally blamed for accidentally starting the Battle of Gettysburg by sending half his division into the town before the rest of the army was fully prepared.

General Henry Heth - Confederate general in the American Civil War. He came to the notice of Robert E. Lee while serving briefly as his quartermaster, and was given a brigade in the Third Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia commanded by A.P. Hill, whose division he commanded when the latter was wounded at Chancellorsville. He is generally blamed for accidentally starting the Battle of Gettysburg by sending half his division into the town before the rest of the army was fully prepared.

Nathan Bedford Forrest - Lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He is remembered both as a self-educated, innovative cavalry leader during the war and as a leading southern advocate in the postwar years. He served as the first Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan, but later distanced himself from the organization.

Nathan Bedford Forrest - Lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He is remembered both as a self-educated, innovative cavalry leader during the war and as a leading southern advocate in the postwar years. He served as the first Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan, but later distanced himself from the organization.