Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

 Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg

The first Confederate monument on the Gettysburg battlefield was dedicated in 1884 to the 1st Maryland Battalion. It took years for the next to follow. There were a number of reasons. Southern states were impoverished after the war, Gettysburg was a Union victory fought on Union soil, and the battlefield commission was controlled by Union veterans whose rules discouraged the meaningful placement of Confederate monuments.

Soldiers and Sailors  of the Confederacy

Soldiers

and Sailors
of the

Confederacy

As time went on the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg and a growing spirit of reconciliation combined to bring some southern monuments to this northern field. Many of the veterans who strongly associated with their regiments had passed on by then, so efforts were concentrated in state monuments. Virginia was the first in 1917, but the last Confederate state monument, that of Tennessee, was not dedicated until 1982.

Confederate State monuments

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Alabama monument

Arkansas monument

Mississippi monument

North Carolina monument

South Carolina Mmonument

Tennesse monument

Alabama

Arkansas

Mississippi

North
Carolina

South
Carolina

Tennessee

Louisiana monument
Maryland monument
Florida monument

Georgia monument

Texas monument
Virginia monument

Louisiana

Maryland

Florida

 

Georgia

Texas

Virginia

Confederate brigade and regimental monuments

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4th Alabama Infantry  Regiment

2nd Maryland Infantry (1st Maryland Battalion)

11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

26th  North Carolina Infantry  Regiment

43rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment

Hood's Texas Brigade

4th
Alabama
Infantry
Regiment

2nd
Maryland
Infantry
(1st Maryland
Battalion)

11th
Mississippi
Infantry
Regiment

26th
North Carolina
Infantry
Regiment

43rd
North Carolina
Infantry
Regiment

Texas Brigade



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