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Tuskegee Confederate Monument
Confederate statue in the town square of Tuskegee, Alabama LCCN2010640065.tif
The monument in 2010
Location Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.
Coordinates 32°25.450′N 85°41.453′W / 32.424167°N 85.690883°W / 32.424167; -85.690883Coordinates: 32°25.450′N 85°41.453′W / 32.424167°N 85.690883°W / 32.424167; -85.690883

The Tuskegee Confederate Monument, also known as the Macon County Confederate Memorial and Tuskegee Confederate Memorial, is an outdoor Confederate memorial in Tuskegee, Alabama, in the United States. It was erected in 1906 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy to commemorate the Confederate soldiers from Macon County, Alabama.

Description

On the front, the monument reads:

1861—1865
Erected by the
Daughters of
the Confederacy
to the Confederate
Soldiers of
Macon County
[in larger letters] C.S.A.

It has Confederate flags on both the right and left sides. The rear contains an unidentified shield, the words "Honor the Brave", and in the same size as on the front, "C.S.A."

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