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Two Union veterans unveiled the Confederates Rest cenotaph

David Muskat over at Historic Madison has uncovered the newspaper story advancing the June 15, 1906 unveiling of the cenotaph (or monument) at Confederate Rest. You will note that two Union veterans unveiled the cenotaph, Captain Hugh Lewis (whom we know lost … Continue reading

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Madison alders erase history

Madison should rename Wilson Street For 112 years, a large stone monument has stood at the entrance to Confederates Rest, in Madison’s Forest Hill Cemetery.  In its long history, the stone was garlanded by aging survivors of the horrors of … Continue reading

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Charleston remembers Confederates and rebellious slaves

Monument to leader of a slave rebellion is located in a park named after a secessionist and Lost Cause progenitor Amtrak is building a new, multi-modal passenger station in North Charleston, S.C. We thought it odd that the current train … Continue reading

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