List of Confederate monuments and memorials
This is a list of Confederate monuments and memorials that were established as public displays and symbols of the Confederate States of America (CSA), Confederate leaders, or Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War. Part of the commemoration of the American Civil War, these symbols include monuments and statues, flags, holidays and other observances, and the names of schools, roads, parks, bridges, counties, cities, lakes, dams, military bases, and other public works. In a December 2018 special report, Smithsonian Magazine stated, "over the past ten years, taxpayers have directed at least $40 million to Confederate monuments—statues, homes, parks, museums, libraries and cemeteries—and to Confederate heritage organizations."
Monuments and memorials are listed below alphabetically by state, and by city within each state. States not listed have no known qualifying items for the list. For monuments and memorials which have been removed, consult Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials.
This list does not include the removal of figures connected with the origins of the Civil War or white supremacy, but not with the Confederacy, including statues of Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Frederick, Maryland, a controversial portrait of North Carolina Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin, and numerous memorials to Southern politician John C. Calhoun (commemorated on the Confederacy's 1¢ stamp), although monuments to Calhoun "have been the most consistent targets" of vandals. It also does not include post-Civil War white supremacists, such as North Carolina Governor Charles Aycock and Mississippi Governor James K. Vardaman, some of whose monuments are also being removed (see Charles Brantley Aycock#Legacy) and James K. Vardaman#Personal life, death and legacy).
Monument building and dedicationsEdit
Memorials have been erected on public spaces (including on courthouse grounds) either at public expense or funded by private organizations and donors. Numerous private memorials have also been erected.
According to Smithsonian Magazine, "Confederate monuments aren't just heirlooms, the artifacts of a bygone era. Instead, American taxpayers are still heavily investing in these tributes today." The report also concluded that the monuments were constructed and are regularly maintained in promotion of Lost Cause, white supremacist mythology, and over the many decades of their establishment, African American leaders regularly protested these memorials and what they represented.
A small number of memorializations were made during the war, mainly as ship and place names. After the war, Robert E. Lee said on several occasions that he was opposed to any monuments, as they would, in his opinion, "keep open the sores of war". Nevertheless, monuments and memorials continued to be dedicated shortly after the American Civil War.[better source needed] Many more monuments were dedicated in the years after 1890, when Congress established the first National Military Park at Chickamauga and Chattanooga, and by the turn of the twentieth century, five battlefields from the Civil War had been preserved: Chickamauga-Chattanooga, Antietam, Gettysburg, Shiloh, and Vicksburg. At Vicksburg National Military Park, more than 95 percent of the park's monuments were erected in the first eighteen years after the park was established in 1899.
Jim Crow and white supremacyEdit
Confederate monument-building has often been part of widespread campaigns to promote and justify Jim Crow laws in the South, and assert white supremacy. According to the American Historical Association (AHA), the erection of Confederate monuments during the early twentieth century was "part and parcel of the initiation of legally mandated segregation and widespread disenfranchisement across the South." According to the AHA, memorials to the Confederacy erected during this period "were intended, in part, to obscure the terrorism required to overthrow Reconstruction, and to intimidate African Americans politically and isolate them from the mainstream of public life." A later wave of monument building coincided with the civil rights movement, and according to the AHA "these symbols of white supremacy are still being invoked for similar purposes." According to Smithsonian Magazine, "far from simply being markers of historic events and people, as proponents argue, these memorials were created and funded by Jim Crow governments to pay homage to a slave-owning society and to serve as blunt assertions of dominance over African-Americans."
According to historian Jane Dailey from the University of Chicago, in many cases, the purpose of the monuments was not to celebrate the past but rather to promote a "white supremacist future". Another historian, Karen Cox, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has written that the monuments are "a legacy of the brutally racist Jim Crow era", and that "the whole point of Confederate monuments is to celebrate white supremacy". Another historian from UNC, James Leloudis, stated that "The funders and backers of these monuments are very explicit that they are requiring a political education and a legitimacy for the Jim Crow era and the right of white men to rule." They were erected without the consent or even input of Southern African Americans, who remembered the Civil War far differently, and who had no interest in honoring those who fought to keep them enslaved. According to Civil War historian Judith Giesberg, professor of history at Villanova University, "White supremacy is really what these statues represent." Some monuments were also meant to beautify cities as part of the City Beautiful movement, although this was secondary.
Many Confederate monuments were dedicated in the former Confederate states and border states in the decades following the Civil War, in many instances by Ladies Memorial Associations, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), United Confederate Veterans (UCV), Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), the Heritage Preservation Association, and other memorial organizations. Other Confederate monuments are located on Civil War battlefields. Many Confederate monuments are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, either separately or as contributing objects within listings of courthouses or historic districts. Art historians Cynthia Mills and Pamela Simpson argued, in Monuments to the Lost Cause, that the majority of Confederate monuments, of the type they define, were "commissioned by white women, in hope of preserving a positive vision of antebellum life."
In the late nineteenth century, technological innovations in the granite and bronze industries helped reduce costs and made monuments more affordable for small towns. Companies looking to capitalize on this opportunity often sold nearly identical copies of monuments to both the North and South.
Another wave of monument construction coincided with the Civil Rights Movement and the American Civil War Centennial. At least thirty-two Confederate monuments were dedicated between 2000 and 2017, including at least 7 re-dedications.
Scholarly studies of the monuments began in the 1980s. In 1983 John J. Winberry published a study which was based on data from the work of R.W. Widener. He estimated that the main building period for monuments was from 1889 to 1929 and that of the monuments erected in courthouse squares over half were built between 1902 and 1912. He determined four main locations for monuments; battlefields, cemeteries, county courthouse grounds, and state capitol grounds. Over a third of the courthouse monuments were dedicated to the dead. The majority of the cemetery monuments in his study were built in the pre-1900 period, while most of the courthouse monuments were erected after 1900. Of the 666 monuments in his study 55% were of Confederate soldiers, while 28% were obelisks. Soldiers dominated courthouse grounds, while obelisks account for nearly half of cemetery monuments. The idea that the soldier statues always faced north was found to be untrue and that the soldiers usually faced the same direction as the courthouse. He noted that the monuments were "remarkably diverse" with "only a few instances of repetition of inscriptions".
He categorized the monuments into four types. Type 1 was a Confederate soldier on a column with his weapon at parade rest, or weaponless and gazing into the distance. These accounted for approximately half the monuments studied. They are, however, the most popular among the courthouse monuments. Type 2 was a Confederate soldier on a column with rifle ready, or carrying a flag or bugle. Type 3 was an obelisk, often covered with drapery and bearing cannon balls or an urn. This type was 28% of the monuments studied, but 48% of the monuments in cemeteries and 18% of courthouse monuments. Type 4 was a miscellaneous group, including arches, standing stones, plaques, fountains, etc. These account for 17% of the monuments studied.
Over a third of the courthouse monuments were specifically dedicated to the Confederate dead. The first courthouse monument was erected in Bolivar, Tennessee, in 1867. By 1880 nine courthouse monuments had been erected. Winberry noted two centers of courthouse monuments: the Potomac counties of Virginia, from which the tradition spread to North Carolina, and a larger area covering Georgia, South Carolina and northern Florida. The diffusion of courthouse monuments was aided by organizations such as the United Confederate Veterans and their publications, though other factors may also have been effective.
Winberry listed four reasons for the shift from cemeteries to courthouses. First was the need to preserve the memory of the Confederate dead and also recognize the veterans who returned. Second was to celebrate the rebuilding of the South after the war. Third was the romanticizing of the Lost Cause, and the fourth was to unify the white population in a common heritage against the interests of African-American Southerners. He concluded: "No one of these four possible explanations for the Confederate monument is adequate or complete in itself. The monument is a symbol, but whether it was a memory of the past, a celebration of the present, or a portent of the future remains a difficult question to answer; monuments and symbols can be complicated and sometimes indecipherable."
As of April 2017, at least 60 symbols of the Confederacy had been removed or renamed since 2015, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). At the same time, laws in various Southern states place restrictions on, or prohibit altogether, the removal of statutes and memorials and the renaming of parks, roads, and schools.
A 2017 Reuters poll found that 54% of adults stated that the monuments should remain in all public spaces, and 27% said they should be removed, while 19% said they were unsure. The results were split along racial and political lines, with Republicans and whites preferring to keep the monuments in place, while Democrats and minorities preferring their removal. A similar 2017 poll by HuffPost/YouGov found that one-third of respondents favored removal, while 49% were opposed.
Confederate monuments are widely distributed across the southern United States. The distribution pattern follows the general political boundaries of the Confederacy. Of the more than 1503 public monuments and memorials to the Confederacy, more than 718 are monuments and statues. Nearly 300 monuments and statues are in Georgia, Virginia, or North Carolina. According to one researcher, "the absence of monuments in eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina indicates those regions' Union sentiment, and the few monuments in Maryland, West Virginia, and Kentucky reflect those states' ambivalent war-time politics." The Northern States that remained part of the Union, as well as the Western States that were largely settled after the Civil War, have few or no memorials to the Confederacy.
United States CapitolEdit
- In the National Statuary Hall Collection, in the United States Capitol, each state has provided statues of two citizens that the state wants to honor. The following Confederate figures are among them, many in Confederate Army uniforms. Dates reflect when the statue was given to the collection:
- Robert E. Lee (Virginia, 1909)
- Zebulon Baird Vance (North Carolina, 1916)
- U. M. Rose (Arkansas, 1917)
- Edmund Kirby Smith (Florida, 1922). On March 19, 2018, the Governor of Florida signed legislation replacing Smith with African-American educator and civil rights advocate Mary McLeod Bethune.
- Joseph Wheeler (Alabama, 1925)
- Alexander Hamilton Stephens (Georgia, 1927)
- Wade Hampton III (South Carolina, 1929)
- Jefferson Davis (Mississippi, 1931)
- James Zachariah George (Mississippi, 1931)
- Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (Alabama, 1908) was replaced by a statue of Helen Keller in 2009
- Peace Monument, also known as the Naval Monument or Civil War Sailors Monument, stands on the grounds of the United States Capitol in Peace Circle at First Street, N.W., and Pennsylvania Avenue. Erected in 1877-1878 to commemorate the naval deaths at sea during the Civil War.
Arlington National CemeteryEdit
- The antebellum home of Robert E. Lee during the Civil War, Arlington House, in Arlington County, Virginia, overlooks Arlington National Cemetery. A National Park Service (NPS) memorial, the estate became the site of Arlington National Cemetery in part to ensure that Lee could never return to his home.
- The NPS describes the property as "the nation's memorial to Robert E. Lee. It honors him for specific reasons, including his role in promoting peace and reunion after the Civil War. In a larger sense it exists as a place of study and contemplation of the meaning of some of the most difficult aspects of American History: military service; sacrifice; citizenship; duty; loyalty; slavery and freedom."
- The Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery was a project of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. authorized in 1906 by the United States Secretary of War William Howard Taft, and unveiled by President Wilson in 1914.
Coins and stampsEdit
- Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were portrayed by the US Mint on the 1925 Commemorative silver US half dollar, along with the words "Stone Mountain". The coin was a fundraiser for the Stone Mountain monument, which honors the Confederate Generals. The authorized issue was 5 million coins, to be sold at $1 each, but that proved overly optimistic and only 1.3 million coins were released, many of which ended up in circulation after being spent for face value. The caption on the reverse reads "Memorial to the valor of the soldier of the South".
- Robert E. Lee has been commemorated on at least five US postage stamps. One 1936–37 stamp featured Generals Lee and Stonewall Jackson with Lee's home Stratford Hall.
There are 10 major U.S. military bases named in honor of Confederate military leaders, all in former Confederate States. In 2015 the Pentagon declared it would not be renaming these facilities, and declined to make further comment in 2017.
- Fort Lee, Virginia (1917) named for CSA Gen. Robert E. Lee
- Camp Beauregard, Louisiana (1917) named for CSA Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard.
- Fort Benning, Alabama/Georgia border (1917) named for CSA Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning
- Fort Gordon, Georgia (1917) named for CSA Maj. Gen. John Brown Gordon
- Fort Bragg, North Carolina (1918) named for CSA Gen. Braxton Bragg. The largest military installation in the world by population.
- Fort Polk, Louisiana (1941) named for CSA Gen. Leonidas Polk
- Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia (1941) named for CSA Lt. Gen. A. P. Hill
- Fort Pickett, Virginia (1942) named for CSA Gen. George Pickett
- Fort Rucker, Alabama (1942) named for CSA Gen. Edmund Rucker
- Fort Hood, Texas (1942) named for CSA Gen. John Bell Hood.
- Camp Breckinridge, near Morganfield, Kentucky (closed) named for John C. Breckinridge, U.S. Vice President and Confederate general. Prisoner of war camp during World War II; used for Army basic training during the Korean War. Currently houses the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center.
- Lee Barracks, named for CSA Gen. Robert E. Lee (1962), at U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.
- Lee Barracks (de) (Mainz, Germany), closed in 1992
- U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland:
- Buchanan House, the Naval Academy superintendent's home, named for CSA naval officer Franklin Buchanan. A road near the house is also memorialized in Buchanan's name.
- Maury Hall, home to the academy's division of Weapons and Systems Engineering, named for US naval officer in charge of the Depot of Charts and Instruments at Washington and later CSA naval officer Matthew Fontaine Maury.
- USNS Maury (T-AGS-66) (2013)
- USS Atchison County (LST-60), named for Brigadier General David Rice Atchison
- USS Buchanan: Three U.S. Navy destroyers have been named in honor of the highest ranked Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan
- USS Maury – 5 former ships have carried the Maury name dating from WWI and WWII.
- USS Robert E Lee (SSBN-601) (ballistic missile submarine) in honor of Gen. Robert E. Lee.
- USS Semmes – two destroyers have been named for Raphael Semmes.
- USS Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) 1964–1995.
- USS Tom Green County (LST-1159) 1953–1972 then transferred to Spain. The namesake Texas County was named for CSA Brig Gen Thomas Green
- USS Zebulon B. Vance, a World War II liberty ship, named for CSA Colonel and North Carolina Confederate governor Zebulon Baird Vance.
- Liberty Ship #113, named for Joseph E. Johnston by the US Navy.
- Liberty ship #5, named for Alexander H. Stephens
- Liberty ship #8, named for Jefferson Davis*
Several ships named for Confederate leaders fell into Union hands during the Civil War. The Union Navy retained the names of these ships while turning their guns against the Confederacy:
- Beauregard a privateer with letters of marque issued by the Confederacy, named in honor of Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard. Captured as a prize and purchased on Feb. 24, 1862 by the Union Navy which operated it as the USS Beauregard.
- USS General Price (1862) a Confederate ship sunk in battle, raised and used by the Union until sold in 1865.
- Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia to San Diego, California. The highway labelling (no road construction was involved) was a project of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Never completed as originally planned, and its route is not completely clear. Markers that remain are listed under the states.
- On October 16, 2018, the Board of Commissioners of Orange County, North Carolina (location of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, see Silent Sam), voted unanimously to repeal the county's 1959 resolution naming for Davis the portion of U.S. 15 running through the county.
|Type of monument||Date||Location||Details||Image|
|Public||1961||Phoenix||Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops, in Wesley Bolin Park, next to the Arizona State Capitol; UDC memorial.|
|Public||Picacho Peak State Park||A commemorative sign and a plaque commemorates the Battle of Picacho Pass, the westernmost Confederate engagement of the war. The sign is "dedicated to Capt. Sherod Hunter's 'Arizona Rangers, Arizona Volunteers' C.S.A.", while the plaque states three Union soldiers buried on battlefield and includes both US Union and CSA flags.|
|Public||2010||Sierra Vista||Confederate Memorial, Historical Soldiers Memorial Cemetery area of the state-owned Southern Arizona Veterans' Cemetery. The monument was erected in to honor the 21 soldiers interred in that cemetery who served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and later fought in Indian wars in Arizona as members of the U.S. Army.|
|Private||1999||Phoenix||Arizona Confederate Veterans Monument, at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery; erected by SCV.|
|Road||1943||Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway marker 50 mi (80 km) east of Phoenix; erected by UDC. Tarred and feathered in August 2017.|
There are at least 57 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Arkansas.
- Confederate Soldiers Monument, also known as Defense of the Flag, Arkansas State Capitol grounds, (1905).
- Confederate War Prisoners Memorial, Arkansas State Capitol grounds.
- Monument to Confederate Women (or "Mother of the South"), Arkansas State Capitol grounds, Little Rock, Arkansas. Statue depicts a mother and daughter saying good-bye to their 16-year-old son and brother who is leaving to join his father in the fighting. (1913)
- Old State House, several on the grounds:
- Arkadelphia: Arkadelphia Confederate Monument (1911)
- Blytheville: Confederate War Memorial (1934)
- Camden: Camden Confederate Monument (1915)
- Conway: Conway Confederate Monument (1925)
- El Dorado: El Dorado Confederate Monument (1909)
- Fort Smith: Ft. Smith Confederate Monument (1903)
- Lake Village: Lake Village Confederate Monument (1910)
- Lonoke: Lonoke Confederate Monument (1910)
- Marion, Crittenden County: Civil War Memorial (1936)
- Osceola: Searcy Confederate Monument (1917)
- Van Buren: Van Buren Confederate Monument (1899)
Other public monumentsEdit
- Batesville: Batesville Confederate Monument (1907)
- Benton: Confederate Veterans' Memorial
- Bentonville: Bentonville Confederate Monument (1908); UDC monument
- Camden: Granite obelisk topped by a cannonball, in fenced-off Confederate section of Oakland Cemetery
- Clarendon: Confederate Memorial
- Clarksville: Clarksville Confederate Monument, (1902) The Oakland Cemetery obelisk inscribed, "Sacred to the memory of our Confederate dead," was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
- Dardanelle: Dardanelle Confederate Monument (1921)
- Fayetteville: Confederate statue (1897), Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery
- Fort Smith: Jefferson Davis Memorial (1937)
- Grant County: UDC monument (1928) at Jenkins' Ferry Battleground State Park to Confederate soldiers who died at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry
- Harrison: Boone County Confederate Veterans Memorial, on the grounds of the Boone County Courthouse (1986)
- Hot Springs:
- Jacksonport: Jackson County Confederate Memorial (1914)
- Little Rock:
- Children of the Confederacy
- Confederate Bench (1936)
- Confederate Last Stand Monument
- CSS Pontchartrain
- Little Rock National Cemetery:
- Memorial to Company A Confederate Soldiers (1911)
- Monument to Confederate Soldiers (1905)
- Southern Soldiers Memorial
- Magnolia: Gen. John Porter McCown Monument
- Marianna: Gen. Robert E. Lee Monument, 1910.
- Marmaduke: John Sappington Marmaduke Memorial
- Monticello: Monticello Confederate Monument
- New Edinburg: Captain Richard Tunball Banks Monument, 1864.
- Newport: Jackson Guards Memorial, built in 1914. Monument consists of a statue of a single Confederate soldier and a roster of the men who served in the Jackson Guards and the slaves who supported them. The only Confederate monument in Arkansas built entirely with funds raised by private subscription, although it was built on a prominent piece of land donated by the city of Hot Springs.
- Pea Ridge:
- Pine Bluff:
- David O. Dodd Memorial
- Pine Bluff Confederate Monument (1910)
- Prescott: Confederate War Memorial (1964)
- Smithville: Confederate War Memorial (1996)
- Star City: Star City Confederate Memorial (1926) Erected on the courthouse grounds, moved in 1943 and moved again to its original position, now the town square, in the 1990s. Consists of a statue of a Confederate soldier.
- Van Buren:
- Confederate Memorial (1906) Originally at Fairview Cemetery.
- Fairview Cemetery Confederate Memorial; replacement when original was moved to downtown.
- Cleburne County (1883), named for CSA Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne.
- Faulkner County (1873), named for CSA Col. Sanford Faulkner.
- City of Forrest City (1870), named for CSA Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.
- Lee County (1873), named for CSA Gen. Robert E. Lee.
- Russellville: Confederate Mothers Memorial Park (1921). Land for the public park was donated by UDC and includes three stone monuments, each one placed by a different Confederate veterans or memorial organization, honoring the mothers of the Confederacy.
- El Dorado: Robert E. Lee Street
- Forrest City: Confederate Drive
- Heber Springs: Jefferson Davis Road
- Hughes: Jeff Davis Street
- Jacksonville: Jeff Davis Avenue
- Lake Village: Confederate Street
- Little Rock:
- Beauregard Drive
- Claiborne Drive
- Longstreet Drive
- Pickett Drive
- Malvern: Robert E. Lee Street
- Wilson: Jeb Stuart Drive
- Flag of Arkansas The blue star above "ARKANSAS" represents the Confederate States of America and is placed above the three other stars for the countries (Spain, France and the US) to which the State belonged before statehood. The diamond represents the nations only diamond mine with bordering 25 stars symbolizing 25th state to join. The design of the border around the white diamond evokes the saltire found on the Confederate battle flag.
- San Diego: Confederate Soldiers Memorial (1948), at city-owned Mount Hope Cemetery
- Santa Ana: CSA monument with the inscription "to honor the sacred memory of the pioneers who built Orange County after their valiant efforts to defend the Cause of Southern Independence" in Santa Ana Cemetery. Installed in 2004.
- Los Angeles: Johnston Street in Lincoln Heights, named for CSA Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston.
- There are at least four remaining markers of the Jefferson Davis Highway in the state of California including the following:
- Anaheim: Savanna High School (1961) mascot has always been Johnny Rebel and a fiberglass statue of a Confederate soldier stood in the courtyard from 1964 until 2009 when it was removed due to deterioration. The school colors are red and grey and the school fields the Savanna Mighty Marching Rebel Band and Color Guard.
Mountains and recreationEdit
- Alabama Hills, named for CSS Alabama
- Jeff Davis Peak Elevation: 9065 ft / 2763 m Mokelumne Wilderness mapped by the USGS in 1889; "however, it may have long been used locally, as many of the inhabitants of nearby Summit City (now abandoned [in the late 1860s]) were Confederate sympathizers during the civil war. Jefferson Davis (1809–89) was president of the Confederacy, 1861–65." in the
- Pickett Peak: named for Confederate General George Pickett Elevation: 9118 ft / 2779 m in National Forest, near the Mokelumne Wilderness
- Fortuna: Pickett Peak Campground operated by the National Forest Service
- The Robert E. Lee giant sequoia in Kings Canyon National Park run by the National Park Service.
- Keenesburg: Weld Central Senior High School and Weld Central Middle School share the Weld Central Rebel, a Civil-war-era-soldier which used to appear with depictions of Confederate flags. School teams are named Rebels.
There are no public spaces with Confederate monuments in Delaware.
District of ColumbiaEdit
- Washington: Brigadier General Albert Pike (1901) is an outdoor statue owned by the National Park Service at 3rd and D Streets NW in the Judiciary Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Pike was a Confederate General and leading Freemason and is dressed as a Mason in the sculpture. The statue is a "portrait of Albert Pike as a Masonic leader and not as a general in the military." "Eight D.C. elected officials have asked the National Park Service to remove" the statue.
There are at least 61 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Florida.
An August 2017 meeting of the Florida League of Mayors was devoted to the topic of what to do with Civil War monuments.
- Confederate monument of Leon County, on the grounds of the former Florida State Capitol, the "Old Capitol," now a museum. Erected 1882 by "our country women", moved to current location 1923.
- The current flag of Florida, adopted by popular referendum in 1900, with minor changes in 1985, contains the St. Andrew's Cross. It is believed that the Cross was added in memory of, and showing support for, the Confederacy. The addition of the Cross was proposed by Governor Francis P. Fleming, a former Confederate soldier, who was strongly committed to racial segregation.
- In Florida, Robert E. Lee's birthday (January 19), Confederate Memorial Day (April 26), and Jefferson Davis's birthday (June 3) are legal holidays.
- Bartow: 7th Florida Infantry Regiment Monument, Old Polk County Courthouse (1982)
- Brooksville: Confederate Soldiers' Memorial, Hernando County Courthouse (1916)
- Defuniak Springs: Florida's First Confederate Monument, Walton County Courthouse (1871, historic marker nearby)
- Monticello: Confederate monument, Jefferson County Courthouse (1899):36
- Ocala: Confederate monument, erected on the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse (1908, moved to Veterans Memorial Park and rededicated 2011).:37 The Confederate flag that flew in front of the Marion County Courthouse was to be moved to "elsewhere on the campus".
- Palatka: Confederate monument, Putnam County Courthouse (1925):38
- Quincy: Our Fallen Heroes monument, Gadsden County Courthouse (1884)
Other public monumentsEdit
- Daytona Beach:
- Dixie County: American Veteran Monument, Highway 98 west of Old Town, dedicated to Confederate veterans (ca. 2005)
- Jefferson County, Florida: Monument to Stonewall Jackson
- Confederate Veterans Memorial Monument, Gamble Plantation Historic State Park (1937)
- Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park, established 1925, pursuant to agreement between UDC and State of Florida. Benjamin was Attorney General, then Secretary of War, then Secretary of State of the Confederacy. Also serves as home to Florida Division of UDC.
- Fernandina Beach: Statue of David Levy Yulee.
- Confederate Park. It opened in 1907 as Dignan Park, named for a former chairman of the city's Board of Public Works. In 1914, the park was chosen as the location of the annual reunion of the United Confederate Veterans. The UCV chose the park as the location for a new monument to honor the Women of the Southland, and five months after the reunion the city renamed the park "Confederate Park."
- Florida's Tribute to the Women of the Confederacy, in Confederate Park (1915). The sculptor was Allen George Newman.
- Confederate monument, downtown Hemming Park (1898):34 "The president of Jacksonville City Council, Anna Lopez Brosche, called for all Confederate monuments to be moved from city property to a museum. The most prominent Confederate memorial in Jacksonville is a statue of a Confederate soldier that sits atop a towering pillar in Hemming Park."
- Yellow Bluff Fort Monument, Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park (1951)
- Key West:
- Lake City: Confederate Dead of Battle of Olustee, town square in front of the Columbia County Courthouse (1928)
- Leon County: A plaque commemorating Robert E. Lee and the Dixie Highway on Thomasville Road (U.S. Highway 319), one mile from the Georgia state line. Erected 1926 by the Anna Jackson Chapter of Daughters of the Confederacy.
- Madison: Confederate monument, Four Freedoms Park (1909). Lists names of men who died from county. Nearby sits a monument to former slaves in the county.:35
- Miami: Confederate monument, Confederate Circle in City Cemetery (1914 at the Dade County Courthouse, was moved to cemetery in 1927):36
- Battlefield monument, Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (1912). Inscription: Here was fought on February 20, 1864 the Battle of Ocean Pond under the immediate command of General Alfred Holt Colquitt, "Hero of Olustee." This decisive engagement prevented a Sherman-like invasion of Georgia from the south. Erected April 20, 1936, by the Alfred Holt Colquitt Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy Ga. Div.
- CSA Brigadier General Joseph Finnegan Monument, Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (1912). "Placed by The United Daughters of the Confederacy Florida Division In Memory of Brig. Gen. Joseph Finegan Commander of the District of Middle and East Florida So well did he perform his part that a signal victory over the Federals was won in the Battle of Olustee Feb. 20, 1864"
- Florida Square was renamed Lee Square in 1889.
- A 50-foot monument to Our Confederate Dead, erected in 1891, is in Lee Square. It commemorates Jefferson Davis, Pensacolian Confederate veterans Stephen R. Mallory (Secretary of the Confederate Navy) and Edward Aylesworth Perry (Confederate General and Governor of Florida 1885-1889), and "the Uncrowned Heroes of the Southern Confederacy." The mayor of Pensacola has called for its removal.
- Perry: Confederate monument, Taylor County Sports Complex (2007)
- Quincy: Confederate memorial, Soldiers Cemetery within Eastern Cemetery, part of the town's National Register Historic District (2010). The memorial also notes the restoration of the historic fence.
- St. Augustine:
- Confederate monument, on the Plaza de la Constitución (1879). "The Confederate Memorial Contextualization Advisory Committee, a seven-member task force comprised mostly of historians", in 2018 recommended to the City Commission that the monument be kept, with the addition of "some necessary context".
- Memorial to William Wing Loring, on the Plaza de la Constitución, erected behind the Government House (1920)
- St. Cloud: Confederate monument, Veterans Park (2006)
- St. Petersburg: Confederate monument, Greenwood Cemetery (1900)
- Tampa: There is a stained-glass window donated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1906 in honor of Father Abram Ryan, called "Poet of the Confederacy", in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
- Trenton: Confederate monument, across from Gilchrist County Courthouse in Veterans' Park (2010)
- Woodville: In Loving Memory Monument, Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park (1922):37 A plaque placed at the base of the monument in 2000 lists the names of those who died as a result of the battle.
- Alachua: Confederate monument, Newnansville Cemetery (2002) by the Alachua Lions Club
- Bradfordville, unincorporated community in Leon County: Robert E. Lee Monument, dedicated along Highway 319 in 1927 by UDC. Moved in the 1960s and 1990s, it is now located about a mile south of the Georgia border.
- Dade City: Confederate memorial, Townsend House Cemetery (2010)
- Deland: Confederate Veteran Memorial, Oakdale Cemetery (1958)
- Holly Hill: The American, South Carolina, and Confederate flags were erected in 2017 on private land along Florida Highway 176 west of town, along with a sign with the Sons of Confederate Veterans name. It has been vandalized. On July 9, 2018, residents protested to the City Commission what they called the "blatant racism" of the display. The city and the Ministerial Alliance of Eastern Orangeburg County had asked the SCV not to erect the flag.
- Lake City:
- Last Confederate War Widow, Oaklawn Cemetery, erected after her death in 1985. The memorial and the cemetery are along the Florida Civil War Heritage Trail.
- Our Confederate Dead, Oaklawn Cemetery (1901, rededicated 1996). A tall obelisk in memory of the unnamed soldiers who died at the nearby Battle of Olustee or in the town's Confederate hospital. The cemetery is the focal point of the opening of Lake City's annual Olustee Battle Festival.
- Seffner: Confederate Memorial Park, large flag visible at the intersection of Interstates 4 and 75 near Tampa (2009). At the time it was built the flag was the largest Confederate flag ever made. Its owner, Marion Lambert, descendant of three Confederate soldiers, said the origin of his project was when then-governor Jeb Bush took down the Confederate flag that flew over a door at the Florida State Capitol. He sued his home county, Hillsborough, for taking the flag out of the county seal, and lost. Granite markers there were splashed with red paint and defaced with graffiti in August 2017.
- White Springs: Confederate monument and large flag, along Interstate 75 (2002)
- Baker County (1861), named for James McNair Baker, a lawyer and judge who was a Confederate States of America Senator from Florida.
- Bradford County (1861), named for Captain Richard Bradford, who was killed in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island, becoming the first Confederate officer from Florida to die during the Civil War.
- Hendry County (1923), named for Francis Asbury Hendry, a Confederate Captain and one of the first settlers in the area.
- Lee County (1887), named for Robert E. Lee.
- Levy County (1845), named for David Levy Yulee, a Florida businessman, senator, and strong supporter of slavery, who withdrew from the U.S. Senate in 1861 and served nine months in prison after the Civil War for supporting the Confederacy.
- Pasco County (1887), named for Samuel Pasco, who fought for the CSA but spent much of the war as a prisoner of war. Pasco later became a state representative and US Senator from Florida.
- Bartow (1862), renamed for CSA Col. Francis Bartow.
- Fort Myers, named for Abraham Myers, Quartermaster General of the Confederate Army.
- Lee: named for Robert E. Lee.
- Mayo, named for CSA Col. James Mayo.
- Perry (1875), named for Florida Governor and CSA Col. Madison Starke Perry.
- Starke. The origin of the name is unknown. A prominent theory is that it was named in honor of Madison Starke Perry, fourth governor of Florida and a Confederate States Army colonel. The Division of Historical Resources of the Florida Department of State adds that the city may have been named for "Thomas Starke, a slaveholder who once owned much land around the area."
- Titusville (1873), renamed by CSA Col. Henry T. Titus, who also supplied Confederate troops.
- Yulee (1893), named for David Levy Yulee, a supporter of slavery and secession. See Levy County, above.
- Ellenton: Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park (1925)
- Fort Walton Beach: Heritage Park preserves the Confederate Camp Walton named for the county it was located in.
- Confederate Park, opened in 1907. Originally named Dignan Park, the park was renamed when UCV chose the locale as the site for their annual reunions in 1914.
- Hemming Park/Hemming Plaza (1899) renamed in honor of Civil War veteran Charles C. Hemming, after he installed a 62-foot (19 m)-tall Confederate monument in the park in 1898.
- Hemming Park station an elevated rail station taking its name from the park.
- Miami: Robert E. Lee Park, the athletic field of Jose de Diego Middle School which replaced Robert E. Lee Middle School (1924–1989) in the Wynwood neighborhood in 1999. A school district spokesman has said the name is not official and requested agencies with incorrect listings update them.
- Pensacola: Lee Square (1889)
- Tallahassee: Lee Park
- Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway, designated by UDC. Chapters placed the following markers in the state:
- Hilliard: General Lee Road
- Confederate Point Road
- Confederate Street
- General Lee Road
- Naples: Confederate Drive
- Kirby Smith Road
- Stonewall Jackson Road
- Pensacola: Confederate Drive
- Perry: North Jeff Davis Avenue
- St. Cloud: Robert Lee Road
- Stuart: Southeast General Lee Terrace
- Tampa: Robert E. Lee Road
- Jeff Davis Drive
- Jubal Early Road
Schools and librariesEdit
- J.J. Finley Elementary School (1939), named for CSA Brig. Gen. Jesse J. Finley.
- Kirby-Smith Center (1939), Alachua County Public Schools administrative offices. Constructed in 1900, the building was initially the all white Gainesville Graded & High School. In August 2017, the school board announced plans to rename the center.
- Sidney Lanier School. Lanier was a Confederate soldier and poet.
- Hillsborough County: Robert E. Lee Elementary School aka Lee Elementary Magnet School of World Studies and Technology was built 1906 and named for Lee in 1943. A school board member pushing for a rename in 2017 noted that had Lee's army won the war "a majority of our students would be slaves."
- Orlando: Robert E. Lee Middle School, renamed College Park Middle School in 2017.
- Pensacola: Escambia High School's Rebel mascot riots, 1972–1977. Before a noncontroversial name was chosen, protests and violence occurred at the school and in the community, crosses were burned on school district members' lawns, lawsuits were filed, and the Ku Klux Klan held a rally and petitioned the school board.
- Tampa: Lee Elementary School of Technology / World Studies (1906). The school's mascot is Robert E. Lee's horse Traveller. In July 2015, students asked the school board to change the school's name. In June 2017, a board member asked the board to consider the name change.
- Panama City: city flag is quite similar to the Florida state flag with a white background and the St Andrews cross echoing the Confederate Battle Flag, but with the city seal replacing the state seal.
- On April 2, 2019, Ocala mayor Kent Guinn signed a declaration declaring that April 26, 2019 would be Confederate Memorial Day. He said he has done so in previous years.
- A plaque in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific commemorates Hawaiians who fought for the Confederacy, as well as Hawaiians who fought for the Union.
There are several places named for the Confederacy in Idaho. The settlement of Idaho coincided with the Civil War and settlers from Southern states memorialized the Confederacy with the names of several towns and natural features.
- Atlanta: unincorporated, and its Atlanta Airport. The area was named by Southerners after reports of a Confederate victory over Gen. Sherman in the Battle of Atlanta, which turned to be wholly false, but the name stuck.
- Confederate Gulch: unincorporated former mining community
- Grayback Gulch: unincorporated former mining community, settled by Confederate soldiers and named for the color of their uniforms. Now a government campground
- Leesburg: an unincorporated former goldmining town settled by southerners and named for Robert E. Lee.
Natural features and recreationEdit
The only memorials in Illinois are in cemeteries and connected with prisoners of war.
- Alton: UDC monument (1909), North Alton Confederate Cemetery. Dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at Alton Military Prison As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- Rock Island: UDC obelisk (2003), Rock Island Confederate Cemetery. Dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at Rock Island Military Prison
- Springfield: UDC/SCV monument (2005), Camp Butler National Cemetery. Dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Butler.
Federal plot within private cemeteryEdit
- Chicago: Confederate Mound (1895), Oak Woods Cemetery. Mass grave and monument dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Douglas. As of October, 2018, the Veterans Administration has it under dawn to dusk guard. It is No. 7 on the Make It Right Project's 2018 list of the 10 Confederate monuments it most wants removed.
- Multiple locations: There are 27 historical markers/point-of-interest displays marking the route of John Hunt Morgan through Indiana.
- Corydon: Corydon Battle Site is a memorial to both sides that fought in the Battle of Corydon, the only Civil War battle in Indiana. It contains Corydon's Civil War Museum.
- Evansville: The Confederate monument (1904) at Oak Hill Cemetery marks the burial site of 24 Confederate prisoners who died at Evansville.
- Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Garfield Park, erected, according to its inscription, "to mark the burial place of 1616 Confederate soldiers and sailors who died here as prisoners of war and whose graves cannot now be identified." Plans to remove it have been announced. As of August, 2018, it is still in place; "Parks Department spokeswoman Ronnetta Spalding says that finding a new spot to move it to has proven difficult." The plans to move it have not been abandoned.
- A granite monument was erected in 1933 at Crown Hill National Cemetery, a burial site for Confederate prisoners who died at Camp Morton.
- Terre Haute: Woodlawn Monument Site (1912), Woodlawn Cemetery. Erected by the Federal Government to commemorate 11 Confederate soldiers who died in a local prison camp.
- Versailles: Versailles is the location of a skirmish with Morgan's Raiders. South Ripley High School named their mascot the Raiders in honor of John Hunt Morgan's campaign across Indiana.
There is one public space dedicated to the Confederacy in Kansas.
- Humboldt: Confederate Soldier Shot Historical Marker. The marker sits at the site of where the Union Flag was flying in Humboldt, Kansas, when a Confederate Soldier attempted to chop down the Union flag pole. The Confederate Soldier was shot as he tried to remove the flag. The marker is less of a monument to the Confederacy, and more of a historical marker describing the events when Humboldt was raided by Confederate Captains John Mathews and his friend Tom Livingston; they led other white Confederate proslavers, Southern-sympathizing Indians, and Missouri bushwhackers seeking fugitive slaves from Missouri who were hiding in Humboldt.
There are at least 56 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Kentucky.
- Jefferson Davis Statue, Kentucky Capitol Rotunda, 1936. (Jefferson Davis was born in Kentucky.) In 2015, the all-white state Historic Properties Advisory Commission voted against removing the statue. In 2017 several prominent Republicans called for its removal.
- Augusta: Confederate Monument, Payne Cemetery, 1903.
- Bardstown: Confederate Monument, Bardstown/St. Joseph's Cemetery, 1903.
- Bowling Green:
- Brandenburg: Confederate monument (2016) removed from Louisville
- Cadiz: Confederate Monument, Trigg County Courthouse, 1913.
- Covington: Veteran's Monument, Linden Grove Cemetery, 1933. It was dedicated by the American Legion and honors both Confederate and Union veterans.
- Crab Orchard: Confederate Monument, Crab Orchard Cemetery, 1872.
- Cynthiana: Confederate Monument, Battle Grove Cemetery, 1869.
- Danville: Confederate Monument, McDowell Park, 1910.
- Eminence: Confederate Soldiers Martyrs Monument, Eminence Cemetery, 1870.
- Fairview: Confederate monument at the Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site, a state park commemorating Davis's birthplace, completed in 1924. It contains a "35-story obelisk."
- Frankfort: Confederate Monument, Frankfort Cemetery, 1892.
- Fulton: Confederate Monument, Fairview Cemetery, 1902.
- Georgetown: Confederate Monument, Georgetown Cemetery, 1888.
- Graves County: Camp Beauregard Memorial (1909), Camp Beauregard Cemetery. UDC memorial to Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Beauregard "for the Confederate State of America and were denied the glory of heroic service in a battle".
- Glasgow: Confederate Monument, Barren County Courthouse, 1905.
- Harrodsburg: Confederate Monument, Spring Hill Cemetery, 1902.
- Hickman: Confederate Memorial Gateway, Hickman City Cemetery, 1913.
- Horse Cave: Unknown Confederate Soldier Monument, Old Dixie Highway, 1934.
- Jeffersontown: Confederate Martyrs Monument, Jeffersontown City Cemetery, 1904.
- Lawrenceburg: Confederate Monument, Anderson County Courthouse, 1894.
- Ladies' Confederate Memorial, Lexington Cemetery, 1874.
- Confederate Soldier Monument in Lexington, Lexington Cemetery, 1893.
- John Hunt Morgan Memorial moved from Courthouse to Lexington Cemetery October 2017. In 2015 defaced with "Black Lives Matter".
- John C. Breckinridge Memorial moved from Courthouse to Lexington Cemetery Oct 2017.
- John B. Castleman Monument, Cherokee Triangle, 1882. On the night of August 12–13, 2017, the statue and the historical marker near it were disfigured with red paint. The mayor of Louisville, Greg Fischer, on the recommendation of a Public Art and Monuments Advisory Committee that he appointed in late 2017, has said the goal is to have it removed by the end of 2018.
- Confederate Monument, dedicated in 1895 and was placed next to the University of Louisville on city property. It was removed and re-located to a riverfront park in Brandenburg, Kentucky in December 2016.
- Madisonville: Confederate Monument, Hopkins County Courthouse, 1909.
- Midway: Martyrs Monument, Midway City Cemetery, 1890.
- Morganfield: Confederate Monument, City Cemetery/Odd Fellows Cemetery, 1870.
- Morgantown: Confederate-Union Veterans' Monument, Butler County Courthouse, 1907.
- Mt. Sterling: Confederate Monument, Machpelan Cemetery, 1880.
- Munfordville: Colonel Robert A. Smith Monument, near the Green River, 1885.
- Murray: Confederate Monument, Calloway County Courthouse, 1917.
- Nancy: General Felix K. Zollicoffer Monument, Zollicoffer Park, Mill Springs Battlefield, 1910.
- Nancy: Confederate Mass Grave Monument, Zollicoffer Park, Mill Springs Battlefield, 1910.
- Nicholasville: Confederate Memorial, Jessamine County Courthouse, 1896.
- Owensboro: Confederate Monument, Daviess County Courthouse, 1900.
- Owingsville: Confederate Monument, Owingsville Cemetery, 1907.
- Paris: Bourbon County Confederate Monument, Paris Cemetery, 1887.
- Pewee Valley: Pewee Valley Confederate Monument, Pewee Valley Confederate Cemetery, 1904.
- Princeton: Confederate Soldier Monument, Caldwell County Courthouse, 1912.
- Russellville: Confederate Monument, Town Square, 1910.
- St. Joseph: Thompson and Powell Martyrs Monument, St. Alphonsus Catholic Church Cemetery, 1880.
- Versailles: Confederate Monument, Versailles Cemetery, 1877.
- Cynthiana: The John Hunt Morgan Bridge, on South Main St./U.S. 27, is named for a Confederate general.
- Breckinridge Center: a census-designated place in Union County, Kentucky. Named because of nearby Camp Breckinridge, which was named for John C. Breckinridge, U.S. Vice President and Confederate general.
- Lee County (1870)
- Confederate, Kentucky
- Vanceburg, named for Confederate Colonel and North Carolina governor Zebulon Baird Vance. His wife was from Kentucky.
- Fairview: Jefferson Davis State Historic Site (1957) the site includes Davis's birthplace, a memorial to Davis that includes a 341 ft obelisk (the second tallest obelisk in the world after the Washington Monument), Confederate flags and other signs and plaques.
- Lexington: A historical marker identifying the approximate site of the birth of Confederate Brigadier General David Rice Atchison is located along Highway 1974 in the Landsdowne neighborhood of Lexington, Kentucky.
- Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway: Marker located in the Fountain Avenue median in Paducah, 1935. The marker is along an auxiliary route that follows U.S. Route 68 from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Paducah, Kentucky.
- Bedford: Trimble County High School named their mascot the Raiders, in honor of John Hunt Morgan's men.
- Eastern: Allen Central High School: Allen Central athletic teams are nicknamed the "Rebels." The school features various Confederate iconography
- Munfordville: Hart County High School named their mascot the Raiders, in honor of John Hunt Morgan's men. Also, a large mural in the town depicts Morgan.
- Richmond: Eastern Kentucky University. EKU athletic teams are nicknamed the "Colonels," a Confederate figure.
There are at least 91 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Louisiana.
- Gov. Francis T. Nicholls Statue (1934). Nicholls was a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army.
- Gov. Henry Watkins Allen Statue (1934). Allen was a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army. He is buried on the Old Louisiana State Capitol grounds.
- "Silent Sentinel" Monument, officially the Confederate Soldiers of East and West Baton Rouge Parishes Memorial. Plinth erected 1886 and statue in 1890. Dedicated by Gov. John McEnery. Original granite and marble plinth cracked; replaced in the 1960s with a small brick plinth that was aesthetically unappealing. Formerly at North Boulevard and 3rd Street, near City Hall. In 2012, to make room for Town Square construction, it was moved to the nearby Old Louisiana State Capitol, now a museum. Plaque reads: "Erected by the men and women of East and West Baton Rouge to perpetuate the heroism and patriotic devotion of the noble soldiers from the two parishes who wore the gray and crossed the river with their immortal leaders to rest under the shade of the trees. Original monument erected 1886 A.D."
- Baton Rouge: Edmund Kirby Smith Hall at Building Louisiana State University (1965/ 2011). In 2017 "slated for demolition".
- Thibodaux: P.G.T. Beauregard Hall at Nicholls State University (1961/ 2010). The school is named for Confederate General and later Governor Francis T. Nicholls.
- New Orleans:
- Alexandria: Rapides Parish Confederate Monument (1914)
- Benton: Confederate Soldier Monument (1910)
- East Feliciana Parish – Confederate Soldiers Monument in Front of the East Feliciana Courthouse Clinton Louisiana
- Franklin: Confederate Monument (1913)
- Lake Charles: South's Defenders Monument (1915)
- Opelousas: Confederate Monument (1920)
- Port Allen: Henry Watkins Allen Statue (1962)
- Shreveport: Confederate Monument, on grounds of the Caddo Parish courthouse, dedicated in 1906 by UDC, NRHP-listed. The Caddo Parish Commission voted to remove it; a legal challenge by the UDC is still pending.
- St. Francisville: Confederate Monument (1903). Has Confederate flag above the inscription: "In memory of West Feliciana's Confederate dead, wherever at rest. Co. C 1st Regt. La. Cavalry".
- Tallulah: Confederate Monument (1912)
- Winnfield: Confederate Monument (1926)
Other public monumentsEdit
- Baton Rouge:
- Breckinridge's March Monument (1931)
- Confederate Monument (1886)
- Jefferson Davis Highway Monument
- Belle Chasse: Judah P. Benjamin Monument (1968)
- Clinton: Confederate Monument (1909)
- DeSoto Parish: monuments commemorating the Battle of Pleasant Hill include:
- Donaldsonville: Fort Butler Memorial (1999)
- Gretna: Jefferson Davis Highway Marker
- Homer: Confederate Monument (1940)
- Johnson Bayou: Robert E. L Statue (1984)
- Lafayette: Brig. Gen. J.J. Alfred A. Mouton Statue (1922). There has been considerable local discussion about what to do with the monument.
- Marthaville: Unknown Confederate Soldier Monument (1970)
- Minden: Confederate Monument (1933)
- New Orleans:
- Confederate Monument (1874), Greenwood Cemetery
- Army of Tennessee Tomb (1886) at Metairie Cemetery, consisting of a Gothic chapel tomb containing 48 vaults, surmounted by an equestrian statue of Albert Sidney Johnston. A marble statue near the tomb's entrance shows a Confederate sergeant calling the roll. Johnston, P. G. T. Beauregard, and other Confederate soldiers are entombed there.
- Monument to Confederate Colonel Charles Didier Dreux, first Confederate officer killed in action. At intersection of South Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street, across from former location of Jefferson Davis Monument.
- Monument to Catholic priest Abram J. Ryan, called poet-priest of the Confederacy. At South Jefferson Davis Parkway and Banks Street. Erected in 1949 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
- Monument to General Albert Pike, at South Jefferson Davis Parkway and Tulane Avenue. Erected 1957. Defaced with "Black Lives Matter" in 2015.
- Plaquemine: Confederate Memorial (1914)
- Shreveport: Fort Humbug Confederate Memorial (1927)
- Tangipahoa Parish: Confederate monument (1907) at Camp Moore, a museum and former Confederate training camp
- Zachary: Port Hudson Confederate Monument (1930)
- Allen Parish. Named after Henry Watkins Allen, Confederate General and Governor of Louisiana during the Confederacy.
- Allendale, a neighborhood in Shreveport, where Allen lived.
- Beauregard Parish (1913)
- Jefferson Davis Parish (1912)
- Village of Longstreet (unincorporated)
- City of Stonewall (named 1862, incorporated 1972)
- City of Slidell, named for John Slidell, Confederate ambassador to France.
- Baton Rouge:
- Confederate Avenue
- Jeff Davis Street
- Lee Drive
- Bell City: Jeff Davis Road
- Bogalusa: Jefferson Davis Drive
- Bossier City:
- General Bragg Drive
- General Ewell Drive
- General Polk Drive
- General Sterling Price Drive
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Kirby Smith Drive
- Longstreet Place
- Robert E. Lee Boulevard
- Robert E. Lee Street
- Chalmette: Beauregard Street
- Gretna: Beauregard Drive
- Houma: Jefferson Davis Street
- Lafayette: Jeff Davis Drive
- Lake Charles:
- Beauregard Drive
- Beauregard Avenue
- Beauregard Street
- Merryville: Robert E. Lee Road
- Monroe: Jefferson Davis Drive
- New Orleans:
- Beauregard Drive
- Dreux Avenue, named for Confederate General Charles Didier Dreux
- Gayarre Place, named for Charles Gayarré, white supremacist and financial supporter of the Confederacy. Clio, muse or goddess of history, is on a monument. (Gayarré was a historian.) The monument was paid for by George Hacker Dunbar, an artilleryman during the Civil War, married to a niece of General Beauregard. The original statue was replaced in 1938, after vandals damaged it.
- Governor Nicholls Street
- Jefferson Davis Parkway. Originally named Hagan Avenue; name changed in 1911 to coincide with the unveiling of the Jefferson Davis Monument.
- Lee Circle
- Polk Street
- Robert E. Lee Boulevard
- Slidell Street
- Jefferson Davis Drive
- Longstreet Drive
- Rayne: Jeff Davis Avenue
- De Ridder:
- Beauregard Alternative School
- East Beauregard Elementary School (2001)
- De Ridder: East Beauregard High School (1962)
- Monroe: Robert E. Lee Junior High School
- South Beauregard Elementary School
- South Beauregard High School
- Louisiana State University is home of the LSU Tigers (1896) and Lady Tigers teams also known as the Fighting Tigers named for the Louisiana Tigers, several Confederate Civil War regiments.
- Saint Bernard: P.G.T. Beauregard Middle School (closed)
- Thibodaux: Nicholls State University (1948), named for CSA Brig. Gen. Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls. The school's mascot, Colonel Tillou, is also named for Nicholls.
Confederate flag displayEdit
- Flag of Maryland (1904). The state flag of Maryland features the red-and-white Crossland Banner, the unofficial state flag of Maryland used by secessionists and Confederates during the American Civil War. The current state flag started appearing after the Civil War as a form of reconciliation. The flag became official in 1904.
- The state song "Maryland, My Maryland" calls on the state to join the Confederacy. As of 2018, the Maryland General Assembly has eight times taken up the question of the state song, without enacting any change. In 2017, the Mighty Sound of Maryland, the marching band of the University of Maryland at College Park, stopped playing the song.
- Baltimore: Confederate monuments at Loudon Park National Cemetery include:
- Charlotte Hall: UDC monument (1993) to CSA Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes
- Easton: "Talbot Boys" Monument (1914), Talbot County Courthouse A statue of Frederick Douglass was added in 2011. "The county council approved it after months of debate and stipulated it could not exceed the height of the Confederate statue it parallels."
- Scotland (St. Mary's County): Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1876), and Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery Monument (1910), located at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery. As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- Washington County:
- Beallsville: Memorial to Confederate soldiers at Monocacy Cemetery (1911; replaced 1975).
- Frederick: Monument to the Unknown Confederate Soldiers (1881), Mount Olivet Cemetery
- Silver Spring: Confederate Monument, Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery, 1896. Commemorates the death and burial of 17 unknown Confederate Soldiers who died at the Battle of Fort Stevens. The monument, a stone obelisk, can be seen from Georgia Ave.
- Confederate Hills: A residential community near Antietam National Battlefield where the streets are all named after Confederate generals, including: Longstreet Circle, General Anderson Court, General Branch Court, General Gordon Circle, General Hill Circle, General Lee Drive, General Stonewall Jackson Circle, and General Stuart Court.
- Montgomery County: A passenger and vehicle ferry, Gen. Jubal A. Early (1954), connects Montgomery County, Maryland and Loudoun County, Virginia. Owned by White's Ferry and named for Confederate General Jubal Early, it is the only ferry still in operation on the Potomac River.
Samuel Garland, Jr. Monument
- Memorial Hall, Harvard University. Stained-glass windows to commemorate various figures, among them:
- Honor and Peace Window (1900). There is no inscription, but a Harvard University page () explaining the windows says: "This window commemorates those who surrendered their lives in the War of the Rebellion." Portrays two warriors, one with sword high in triumph, one kneeling in defeat, who from the ribbons can be seen to be from different but related countries.
- Student and Soldier Window (1889). Soldier wears gray uniform.
- Memorial Hall, Harvard University. Stained-glass windows to commemorate various figures, among them:
There are at least 20 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Missouri.
- Cape Girardeau: Confederate War Memorial (1931)
- Columbia: Confederate Monument (1935). Relocated to the Centralia Battlefield in September, 2015.
- Huntsville: Captain Delaney S. Washburn Memorial (1976).
- Neosho: Confederate Captain of Missouri Monument.
- Palmyra: Palmyra Massacre Monument (1907).
- Plattsburg: Statute of CSA Brig Gen David Rice Atchison who was later a US Senator
Other public monumentsEdit
- Brookline: Missouri State Guard Monument (2001)
- Centralia: Boone County Confederate Memorial (1935)
- Dexter: Frenchman's Spring Monument (1996). A natural gathering place for soldiers. In July, 1861, 2,000 soldiers from 15 southeast Missouri counties met to organize as the First Division, Missouri State Guard — the pro-Confederate state militia, known as the Swamp Fox Brigade.
- Higginsville: Confederate Memorial State Historic Site; also called "Lion of Lucerne" (1906)
- Kansas City:
- Keytesville: Sterling Price Monument, Price Park (1915)
- Lone Jack: Cemetery monument to Confederate soldiers who died in the Battle of Lone Jack
- Marshall: Confederate Monument of Saline (1901)
- Naosho: Considered the state capital by Confederates, has two memorials
- Roanoke: Shelby's Homecoming Monument (1997)
- Springfield: Two monuments are located at Springfield National Cemetery: the Monument to Confederate Soldiers of Missouri and General Sterling Price (1901), and a UDC granite marker to the unknown Confederate dead at the Battle of Wilson's Creek (1958). In late August, 2017, someone threw paint on it; as of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- St. Louis:
- Waverly: CSA Gen. Joseph O. Shelby Statue (2009).
- West Alton: Confederate Memorial, Lincoln Shields Recreation Area (1909).
- Atchison County, Missouri Named for Brigadier General David Rice Atchison
- Breckenridge: Named for U.S. Vice President and Confederate general John C. Breckinridge, although the name was misspelled.
- Keytesville: Price Park memorializes Major General Sterling Price. (1915)
- Higginsville: Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
- Battlefield: South Robert E. Lee Street
- Hilsboro: Jefferson Davis Drive
- General Lee Drive
- Confederacy Drive
- Pennsville Township: Confederate Monument (1910), Finn's Point National Cemetery. Commemorates the 2,436 Confederate prisoners-of-war who died at Fort Delaware. As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- Santa Fe: Confederate memorial (1993), Santa Fe National Cemetery. Granite and bronze memorial dedicated to 31 Confederate soldiers discovered in shallow graves in 1987 at Glorieta Pass Battlefield, then re-interred at Santa Fe National Cemetery.
- Socorro: Confederate monument (2012) entitled Victory Awaits You
- Brooklyn: A tree at St. John's Episcopal Church bears a plaque, installed by UDC in 1912, reading "This tree was planted by CSA Gen. Robert Edward Lee, while stationed at Fort Hamilton." The plaque was removed in 2017.
- Elmira: UDC monument (1937) at Woodlawn National Cemetery, dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died in Elmira Prison. As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- Hastings-on-Hudson: Confederate marker at Mount Hope Cemetery
- The Bronx: Busts of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee are in the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at Bronx Community College. The college plans to remove the statues.
- Governor Andrew Cuomo has twice requested the Army, unsuccessfully, to have these streets renamed.
There are at least 140 public spaces with Confederate monuments in North Carolina.
- In 2013, the state of Ohio erected 32 historical markers marking the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail.
- Columbus: Camp Chase Cemetery's Confederate Soldier Memorial. Dedicated in 1902. Statue on top was toppled and decapitated by vandals in August 2017. The vandals took the head. The Veterans Administration stated that the statue will be repaired. As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard. The statue was repaired by McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory in Oberlin and reinstalled on March 30, 2019.
- Pomeroy: Statue of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan
- Sandusky Bay: Four UDC monuments are located at Confederate Stockade Cemetery on Johnson's Island, the first facility built by the Union Army solely for imprisoning Confederate soldiers As of October, 2018, it is one of 7 cemeteries with Confederate monuments that the Veterans Administration has under 24-hour guard.
- West Point: Marker for Battle of Salineville, the northenmost point Confederate forces reached.
- Cleveland: John Adams High School uses the Rebels team name, but the mascot more closely resembles a cavalier than a Confederate soldier.
- Mcconnelsville: Morgan High School is named for Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. Their nickname is the "Raiders".
- Willoughby: Willoughby South High School dropped its Confederate uniformed mascot and removed all remaining Confederate imagery from the school while retaining the Rebels team name and school colors grey and blue. In 1993 the school dropped Stars and Bars as the school song and removed Confederate imagery from school uniforms.
There are at least 13 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Oklahoma.
- Ardmore: Oklahoma Confederate Home, operated as OK Confederate Home from 1911 to 1942. Renamed Oklahoma Veterans Center after last residing confederate veteran passed.
- Atoka: Two monuments are located at the Confederate Cemetery for soldiers killed in the Battle of Middle Boggy
- Delaware County: Two monuments to CSA General Stand Watie at Polson Cemetery; the first erected c. 1910–20, and the second erected in 1971
- Hugo: Rose Hill
- Mayes County: Confederate Monument at site of Second Battle of Cabin Creek (1961)
- Oklahoma City: Confederate Monument in Fairlawn Cemetery (1923)
- Oktaha: Memorial in Oktaha Cemetery to Confederate soldiers who died in the Battle of Honey Springs (1940)
- Wynnewood: Confederate Soldier monument (2004)
- Durant: Robert E. Lee Elementary School
- Oklahoma City: school board studying renaming in 2017
- Pauls Valley: Lee Elementary School
- Jackson County (1907) sources dispute if the name is for the CSA General or President Jackson
- Town of Stonewall (1874) for Stonewall Jackson
- Jay: Stand Watie Road
- Albany: South Albany High School. After splitting from "Albany Union" school in 1971, the new "south" school embraced a Confederate theme. The mascot is the "Rebel", athletic teams are nicknamed "the Rebels", the school colors are red and gray, and a Confederate flag hung in the gymnasium until it was removed during the 1989-90 school year.
There are at least three public spaces with Confederate monuments in Pennsylvania.
- Gettysburg: Gettysburg Battlefield. In addition to the monuments listed below, the battlefield features monuments to specific Confederate units.
- Alabama State Monument (1933), Joseph Urner, sculptor.
- Arkansas State Monument (1966)
- "Armistead's Last Stand" Marker, for Brig. Gen. Lewis A. Armistead (1887)
- Army of Northern Virginia Marker (1908)
- Culp Brothers Memorial (2013), Gary Casteel, sculptor, near entrance Gettysburg Heritage Center. Honors brothers who fought on opposite sides: Confederate Private Wesley Culp and Union Lieutenant William Culp ("Brother against Brother").
- Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell's Headquarters Marker (1920)
- Florida State Monument (1963)
- Georgia State Monument (1961)
- High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument (1892)
- Lt. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill's Headquarters Marker (1920)
- Gen. Robert E. Lee Equestrian Statue (1917), atop the Virginia State Monument
- Gen. Robert E. Lee Headquarters Marker (1920)
- Lt. Gen. James Longstreet Equestrian Statue (1998)
- Lt. Gen. James Longstreet Headquarters Marker (1907)
- Louisiana State Monument (1971), Donald De Lue, sculptor
- Maryland State Monument (1994). Honors Maryland soldiers on both the Union and Confederate sides.
- Mississippi State Monument (1973), Donald De Lue, sculptor
- North Carolina State Monument (1929), Gutzon Borglum, sculptor. Borglum was also the first sculptor on the Stone Mountain#Confederate Memorial project.
- North Carolina Memorial Tablet
- Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy Monument (1965), Donald De Lue, sculptor
- South Carolina State Monument (1963)
- Tennessee State Monument (1982)
- Texas State Monument (1964)
- Virginia State Monument (1917), Frederick William Sievers, sculptor. Features a larger-than-life sculpture group, "Virginia to Her Sons at Gettysburg;" and is topped by an equestrian statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The National Park Service says the monument will not be removed.
- Confederate Soldiers Monument, dedicated in 1929.
- Last Confederate Bivouac Monument, dedicated in 1930.
- Philadelphia: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1911), Philadelphia National Cemetery. Commemorates 184 Confederate prisoners of war who died in Philadelphia area hospitals and camps.
- Gettysburg: Confederate Avenue
- McConnellsburg: Confederate Lane
There are at least 112 public spaces with Confederate monuments in South Carolina.
The Tennessee legislature designated Confederate Decoration Day, the origin of Memorial Day, as June 3, and in 1969 designated January 19 and July 13, their birthdays, as Robert E. Lee Day and Nathan Bedford Forrest day respectively.
- Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust. On display in the Capital rotunda since 1978. Former governor Bill Haslam wished to remove it, but he was not supported by the Legislature or the Capitol Commission. "In 2010, the state moved the Forrest bust from outside the doors of the House of Representatives' chamber to its current location between the legislature's two chambers. It was relocated in order to make room for a bust of Sampson Keeble, Tennessee's first black legislator." In January 2019 a group of students demonstrated at the capital, calling for its removal.
- Greeneville: General Morgan Inn, located at the spot where Confederate general John Hunt Morgan was killed.
- Murfreesboro: Forrest Hall at Middle Tennessee State University. The Tennessee Board of Regents has unanimously recommended the name change, on the recommendation of a campus task force, and the university president, but it has yet to pass the Tennessee Historical Commission, which plans "public hearings."
- Blountville: Confederate Memorial (1928)
- Benton: Confederate memorial (2009)
- Blountville: Confederate Memorial (1928)
- Bolivar: Monument to the Memory of Fallen Confederate Sons (1873)
- Brownsville: Confederate Memorial (1909)
- Confederate Monument (2001): "Confederate Veterans Memorial honoring those from Dickson County who served the CSA."
- Confederate Veterans Memorial (2012) "honoring gallant soldiers, veterans and their families."
- Cleveland: Confederate Monument (1911):191
- Cookeville: Eternal Flame, honors all Putnam County veterans
- Covington: Confederate Monument (1895)
- Decaturville: Confederate Monument
- Dover: Fort Donelson. The Confederate fort was named for CSA General Daniel Smith Donelson but captured by Union General Grant in 1862, who retained the Fort's name saying "Fort Donelson will hereafter be marked in Capitals on the maps of our United Country..." Also contains Confederate Monument donated by United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1933.
- Dresden: Weakley County Confederate Monument (1915)
- Confederate Monument (1905)
- United Confederate Veterans Civil War Plaques (1926)
- Erwin: War Memorial
- Civil War Memorial in memory of the three thousand Confederate soldiers of Lincoln County (1906)
- Women's Monument to those who kept up the responsibilities of farms and businesses during the Civil War (1904)
- Franklin: "Our Confederate Soldiers" Monument (1899), UDC monument known locally as "Chip" memorializes soldiers who died in the Battle of Franklin. Since by state law it cannot be removed, the city of Franklin, with "broad support", wants to install historic markers "depicting the experience of the African-Americans before, during, and after the Civil War." The UDC opposes this, claiming ownership of the Public Square. As of December 2018, the issue is in litigatioN.
- Greeneville: John Hunt Morgan Memorial
- Jackson: "Our Confederate Dead" Monument (1888)
- Lafayette: Macon County Confederate Monument (2001)
- Lewisburg: Confederate Soldier Monument (1904)
- Manchester: Erected 1991 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
- McMinnville: Warren County Civil War Memorial (2004)
- Rutherford County Confederate Memorial (1901)
- Rutherford County Confederate Veterans Memorial (2011)
- Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial Tablet (1912)
- Nashville: Tennessee Confederate Women's Monument, Belle Kinney Scholz, sculptor (1926)
- Paris: Confederate Monument (1900)
- Pulaski: "Rebel Martyr" Sam Davis Statue (1906)
- Savannah: Confederate Monument (1995)
- Selmer: Confederate Memorial (1994)
- Shelbyville: Confederate Memorial in Memory of the "Shelbyville Rebels" Company F 41st Tennessee Regiment CSA (1937):205
- Smithville: DeKalb County Confederate Monument (1996)
- Spencer: Confederate Monument (1988)
- Springfield: Confederate Monuments (two monuments) (1997, 2012)
- Trenton: Oakland Cemetery: Confederate Monument commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1900 and Confederate marker commissioned by the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 1990. Listed on the NRHP.
- Union City: Confederate Monument (1869)
- Waynesboro: Confederate Monument (2003)
Other public monumentsEdit
- Altamont: Confederate Memorial (1896), depicting flags of the Confederacy
- Centerville: Confederate Civil War Memorial Plaque
- Chapel Hill: Obelisk with Confederate flag on the site where Nathan Bedford Forrest was born. There is also "a medallion-shaped monument outside city hall" with a Confederate flag.
- Chattanooga: statue of Alexander P. Stewart, a confederate lieutenant, in front of the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Courthouse. (1919) Efforts have been made to remove this statue.
- Clarksville: Confederate Monument (1893), Greenwood Cemetery
- Clifton: Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial
- Columbia: Confederate "Funeral Rest" Memorial, Rose Hill Cemetery (1882)
- Cookville: Confederate Memorial, Cookeville Cemetery (2004)
- Covington: Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial, Tipton County Museum (1998)
- Crossville: Confederate and Union Memorial
- Denmark: Britton Lane Confederate Monument (1897)
- Dover: Confederate Monument, Fort Donelson (1933)
- Dyersburg: Confederate monument (2004), Old City Cemetery
- Erwin: Confederate Memorial, Ohio Avenue (1903)
- Franklin: Confederal "Funeral Rest" Memorial, Rose Hill Cemetery
- Gallatin: Confederate Soldiers Monument (1903)
- Hamilton County: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Numerous monuments and memorials to Confederate soldiers and units, as well as Union monuments.
- Humboldt: Confederate Monument (1900), Bailey Park
- A stone monument was erected in 1914 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the corner of 17th Street and Laurel Avenue, in the Fort Sanders neighborhood, defaced in August 2017.
- Civil War Memorial (1901), Knoxville National Cemetery
- Monument to the Confederate dead (1892), Bethel Avenue
- Historical marker, with Confederate flag, in front of Immaculate Conception Church, for Father Abram Ryan, called "Poet of the Confederacy".
- Lynchburg: Confederate Veterans Memorial, Moore County Public Square
- Mount Pleasant: Confederate Monument (1907)
- Mulberry: Confederate Memorial (1909)
- Murfreesboro: Confederate Circle in Evergreen Cemetery was established in 1891 as a memorial to approximately 2,000 Confederate soldiers whose remains were reinterred there.
- Confederate Private Monument (1909) in Centennial Park.
- Confederate Gallery, Ryman Auditorium
- Mount Olivet Cemetery had a burial and memorial area established by a ladies group shortly after the Civil War which became known as Confederate Circle.
- The Hermitage: UDC monument and gates (1941) at the Tennessee Confederate Soldiers Cemetery
- Obion: Obion Veterans Memorial, honoring those who were killed in service and were MIA-POW in Civil War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Afghanistan and Iraq (2006)
- Parkers Crossroads:
- Freeman's Battery (2002)
- Morton's Battery (2007)
- Santa Fe: Memorial plaque to Maury [County] Light Artillery (Confederate), public square.
- Tazewell: Confederate memorial (2000) honoring unknown Confederate dead; located in Irish Memorial Cemetery.
- Trimble: Cemetery Ridge Memorial Plaza, honoring Merion Spence Parks and Williams Hamilton Parks II, members of UDC and SCV respectively (2012)
- Union City
- UDC Memorial to Confederate soldiers (1950), City Cemetery
- SCV Memorial to Confederate soldiers (2003), Confederate Cemetery, adjoining the City Cemetery"
- Woodbury: 1926 monument "honors all confederate soldiers and marks the spot where CSA Lt. Col. John B. Hutchenson was killed."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue, made of fiberglass over foam, 25 feet high, on private land near Interstate 65, installed in 1998, built with private money. It is surrounded by Confederate battle flags, constituting what the owner calls "Confederate Flag Park." (No government recognizes it as a park, and the entrance is chained shut with a "No Trespassing" sign.) The giant statue is visible from the highway to anyone entering the city from the south. It has been called "hideous" and "ridiculous." There have been numerous calls for its removal. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said: "It's not a statue that I like and [ sic ] that most Tennesseans are proud of in any way." Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry called the statue "an offensive display of hatred." In 2015, Nashville's Metro Council voted to petition the Tennessee Department of Transportation to plant obscuring vegetation; the Department declined, because it is private land. ("Never mind that the T.D.O.T. itself removed the obscuring vegetation back in 1998, when the statue was first erected.") There has been occasional vandalism; in December 2017 it was covered in "pussy-hat pink" paint, which Bill Dorris, current owner of the land, says he intends to leave. He also said that if trees are planted to block the view from I-65, he "would make the statue taller." It was sculpted, at no charge, by notorious racist Jack Kershaw, an attorney for Martin Luther King's murderer, famous for having said "Somebody needs to say a good word for slavery."
- Eva: Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park (1963)
- Franklin: Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill Park
- Jefferson Davis Drive
- Robert E. Lee Lane
- Culleoka: General Lee Road
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Stonewall Jackson Drive
- Elizabethton: Stonewall Jackson Drive
- Eva: Jeff Davis Drive
- Forest Hills: Robert E. Lee Drive
- General J.B. Hood Drive
- General Nathan Bedford Forrest Drive
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Jefferson Davis Drive
- Gallatin: Robert Lee Drive
- Beauregard Drive
- Jefferson Davis Drive
- Confederate Drive
- General Forrest Court
- Robert E. Lee Court
- Robert E. Lee Drives (two different streets with the same name)
- Robert E. Lee Drive
- Stonewall Jackson Driv
- Oak Hill: Stonewall Jackson Court
- Sam Davis Avenue
- Sam Davis Trail
- Sardis: Jeff Davis Lane
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Lee Lane
- Longstreet Drive
- Robert E. Lee Lane
- Sam Davis Road
- Stonewall Drive
- Chapel Hill: Forrest High School
- Nashville: Father Ryan High School, named for Abram Ryan, called "Poet of the Confederacy".
- Paris: Robert E. Lee School
- Sewanee: The University of the South: "Nowhere is the issue of Confederate remembrance more nettlesome than at Sewanee, whose origin[s] are entwined with the antebellum South and the Confederacy." Confederate flags are in stained glass windows of the chapel, as is the Seal of the Confederacy. It benefited greatly at its founding by a large gift from John Armfield, at one time co-owner of Franklin and Armfield, the largest and most prosperous slave trading enterprise in the country. Students as late as 1871 were required to wear uniforms of "cadet gray cloth". Confederate flags hung in the chapel from its dedication in 1909 until the mid-1990s when they were removed "reportedly to improve acoustics". There is an official portrait hanging at the University of Bishop Leonidas Polk, "an ardent defender of slavery," who was in charge of the celebration of the cornerstone laying in 1857, and said the new university will "materially aid the South to resist and repel a fanatical domination which seeks to rule over us." He resigned his ecclesiastical position to become a major general in the Confederate army (called "Sewanee's Fighting Bishop"), and died in battle in 1864. His official portrait at the University depicts him dressed as a bishop with his army uniform hanging nearby. However, his portrait was moved from Convocation Hall to Archives and Special Collections in 2015. The Confederate flag was also emblazoned on the university mace that led processions marking the beginning and ending of the term from 1965 until 1997. At a special chapel service to celebrate Jefferson Davis' birthday, the Ceremonial Mace was consecrated to the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, by Bishop Charles C. J. Carpenter of Alabama – one of the clergy who opposed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s activities in Birmingham in 1963 (see A Call for Unity), prompting King to write his "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" in response.
- The Vice Chancellor is the chief academic officer at the university; the chancellor is a bishop of the Episcopal church. Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee both turned down offers of the position. (Sewanee has a portrait of Davis.) The first vice chancellor was Rt. Rev. Charles Todd Quintard, called "chaplain of the Confederacy". He compiled the Confederate Soldiers' Pocket Manual of Devotions (Charleston, 1863).
- The university's chief donor was John Armfield, at the time co-owner of Franklin and Armfield, the largest slave-trading firm in the U.S. He purchased the site and gave the university an endowment of $25,000 a year. In addition to Polk, Bishop Stephen Elliott, the first and only Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America, and Bishop James Hervey Otey, later prominent in the Confederacy, were significant founders of the university. Generals Edmund Kirby Smith, Josiah Gorgas, and Francis A. Shoup were prominent in the university's postbellum revival and continuance.
- Tullahoma: Robert E. Lee Elementary (1964)
- Vanderbilt University:
- Calhoun Hall, named for William Henry Calhoun, a slave owner, Masonic Grand Master and silversmith who was arrested for his Confederate support on the order of Union Brigadier General Robert Byington Mitchell pending the release of Union prisoners in 1863.
- Portrait of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith by Cornelius Hankins in the Wyatt Center. Smith served as the chancellor of the University of Nashville from 1870 to 1875.
- Marble bust of Confederate Colonel and Board of Trust Treasurer Edmund William Cole in Kirkland Hall, the administration building. He is also the namesake of the annual Cole Lecture.
- The campus includes several buildings tied to slavery and the Confederacy, like McTyeire Hall (named for pro-slavery essayist Holland Nimmons McTyeire) and Elliston Hall (named for Elizabeth Boddie Elliston of the Burlington Plantation, who owned slaves).
- Pigeon Forge: "Rebel Railroad" was a small theme park built in 1961, its main attraction being a simulated Confederate steam train which afforded "'good Confederate citizens' the opportunity to ride a five mile train route through 'hostile' territory and to help repel a Yankee assault on the train". Rebel Railroad was purchased in 1970 by Art Modell, owner of the Cleveland Browns. In 2018 it is operating under the name Dollywood.
There are at least 178 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Texas. "Nowhere has the national re-examination of Confederate emblems been more riven with controversy than the Lone Star State."
- "The Texas Capitol itself is a Confederate monument," according to then-Land Commissioner Jerry E. Patterson. The Texas Confederate Museum was once housed in the Capitol.
- Confederate Soldiers Monument (1903) features four bronze figures representing the Confederate artillery, cavalry, infantry, and navy. A bronze statue of Jefferson Davis stands above them. The inscription reads: "Died for state rights guaranteed under the constitution. The people of the South, animated by the spirit of 1776, to preserve their rights, withdrew from the federal compact in 1861. The North resorted to coercion. The South, against overwhelming numbers and resources, fought until exhausted."
- Hood's Texas Brigade, a monument "to memorialize those [who] fought for the Confederacy". "The monument includes a depiction of a Confederate soldier, quotes by Confederate leaders, a flag of the Confederacy and the Confederate battle flag." These are the only Confederate flags currently (2017) visible in the Capitol. Representative Eric Johnson has called for its removal.
- Terry's Texas Rangers Monument, a monument "to memorialize those [who] fought for the Confederacy" (1907).
- The reverse side of the Seal of Texas (1992) includes "the unfurled flags of the Kingdom of France, the Kingdom of Spain, the United Mexican States, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America". The Confederate flag is rendered as the Stars and Bars.
- Confederate Heroes Day is celebrated on January 19. State employees have the day off.
- Alpine: Confederate Colonel Henry Percy Brewster (1963)
- Aspermont: Historical marker, "County Named for Confederate Hero Stonewall Jackson", Stonewall County Courthouse (1963)
- Bastrop: Monuments at Bastrop County Courthouse include:
- Bay City: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1913), Matagorda County Courthouse
- Belton: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Bell County Courthouse
- Bonham: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1905), Fannin County Courthouse
- Bryan: Commemorative marker, erected 1965, to the Brazos County Confederate Commissioners Court.
- Comanche: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (2002), Comanche County Courthouse
- Corsicana: Call to Arms (Confederate Soldiers' Monument), by Louis Amateis (1907), Navarro County Courthouse. A Civil War bugler stands in uniform holding a bugle to his mouth with his proper right hand. He holds a sword in his proper left hand at his side. He wears a hat with a feather in it and knee-high boots. A bedroll is slung over his proper left shoulder and strapped across his chest and proper right hip. The sculpture is mounted on a rectangular base. "Isaac O'Haver was a member of Co K of the 17th VA Cavalry. He was a 17 year-old bugler for his unit. He was born Sep. 20, 1844 and died at the age of 27 on March 30, 1872. He is buried at the Ladoga Cemetery." The plaques on the monument read:
- South side: The Call to Arms Erected 1907 by Navarro chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy To commemorate the valor and heroism of our Confederate Soldiers It is not in the power of mortals to command success The Confederate Soldier did more - he deserved it. "But their fame on brightest pages penned by poets and by pages Shall go sounding down the ages"
- West side: "Nor shall your glory be fought while fame her record keeps or honor points the hollowed spot where valor proudly sleeps" "Tell it as you may It never can be told Sing it as you Will It never can be sung The Story of the Glory of the men who wore the gray"
- East side: "It is a duty we owe the dead who died for us: - But where memories can never die - It is a duty we owe to posterity to see that our children shall know the virtues And rise worthy of their sires".
- North side: The soldiers of the Southern Confederacy fought valiantly for The liberty of state bequeathed them By their forefathers of 1776 "Who Glorified Their righteous cause and they who made The sacrifice supreme in That they died To keep their country free"
- Clarksville: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Red River County County Courthouse
- Denton: Denton Confederate Soldier Monument, Denton County Courthouse. Cost $2,000; a project of the Denton Chapter, UDC. Dedicated June 3, 1918, Jefferson Davis's birthday. It had "whites only" drinking fountains on each side. In 2015 it was defaced with the words "THIS IS RACIST" in red paint. The twenty-year campaign of a Denton resident, Willie Hudspeth, to have the monument removed was the subject of a Vice news video in 2018. After the wave of Confederate monument removals that followed the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in large part as a result of Hudspeth's campaign, a county 15-person Confederate Memorial Committee met for three months in 2017–18 and recommended "adding context" — two video kiosks and a large plaque, "with interviews about local veterans and the history of slavery" — to the monument rather than removing it, a suggestion accepted unanimously by the county commissioners. Once the nature of the historical context has been determined, approval of the Texas Historical Commission will be required. As of September, 2018, "the county still does not have a timeline for completing the project and...there were no updates to report". The video caught the attention of Kali Holloway, director of the Make It Right Project, which is working to remove Confederate monuments. She added the Denton monument to the group's "top 10 list" of monuments they consider priorities.
- Fort Worth: Monument to "Confederate Soldiers and their Descendents" (1953), Tarrant County Courthouse
- Galveston: Dignified Resignation (1909) by Louis Amateis at the Galveston County Courthouse. With his back turned to the US flag while carrying a Confederate flag, it is the only memorial in Texas to feature a Confederate sailor. It was "erected to the soldiers and sailors of the Confederate States of America." An inscription on the plaque reads, "there has never been an armed force which in purity of motives intensity of courage and heroism has equaled the army and navy of the Confederate States of America."
- Gainesville: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Cooke County Courthouse (1911)
- Georgetown: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Williamson County Courthouse (1916)
- Goldthwaite: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Mills County Courthouse
- Granbury: Statue of CSA General Hiram B. Granbury (1913), killed in the Battle of Franklin (1913), Hood County Courthouse. Erected by UDC.
- Hillsboro: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Hill County, Texas Courthouse
- Jefferson: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1907, moved to the courthouse in the 1930s), Marion County Courthouse
- Linden: Confederate Monument (1903), Cass County Courthouse
- Livingston: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Polk County Courthouse
- Llano: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Llano County Courthouse
- Lockhart: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Caldwell County Courthouse
- Longview: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1911), Gregg County Courthouse
- Mount Pleasant: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1912), Titus County Courthouse
- Memphis: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Hall County Courthouse
- Marshall: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1906), Harrison County Courthouse
- New Braunfels: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1937), Comal County Courthouse
- Paris: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Lamar County Courthouse
- Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Kaufman, Kaufman County Courthouse
- Perryton: Courthouse monument to CSA colonel William Beck Ochiltree
- Rusk: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Cherokee County Courthouse
- Sherman: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1896), Grayson County Courthouse. This was the first Confederate statue dedicated at a county courthouse in Texas.
- Snyder: marker (1963) commemorating William Read Scurry, Scurry County Courthouse
- Stephenville: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (2001), Erath County Courthouse
- Texarkana: The Confederate Mothers Monument (1918), located in Texas near the state line with Arkansas, is shared by the US District Court in Texarkana, Texas, and the US Post Office and Courthouse in Texarkana, Arkansas
- Vernon: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Wilbarger County Courthouse 
- Weatherford: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1929), Parker County Courthouse
- Waxahachie: Confederate Soldiers' Monument (1912), Ellis County Courthouse
Other public monumentsEdit
- Alpine: CSA Gen. Lawrence "Sul" Ross Monument (1963)
- Amarillo: Confederate Soldier Statue (1931)
- Anderson: Confederate Memorial Plaza (2010). The plaza beside the Grimes County courthouse flies a Confederate flag behind a gate with metal lettering reading "Confederate Memorial Plaza." A metal statue depicts one of several Grimes County residents who fought with the 4th Texas volunteer infantry brigade in Virginia.
- Athens: Henderson County Confederate Monument (1964)
- Hood's Texas Brigade Monument, Texas State Capitol
- Littlefield Fountain, University of Texas, commemorates George W. Littlefield, a university regent and CSA officer. An inscription reads, "To the men and women of the Confederacy who fought with valor and suffered with fortitude that states [sic] rights be maintained."
- Texas Confederate Women's and Men's Historical Markers, at 3710 Cedar St. and 1600 W. Sixth, commemorate campgrounds built to house and care for widows, wives, and veterans of the Confederacy.
- Beaumont: "Our Confederate Soldiers" Monument (1912)
- Clarksville: Confederate Soldier Monument (1912)
- Cleburne: Cleburne Monument (2010)
- Coleman: Hometown of Texas CSA Col. James E. McCord Monument (1963)
- College Station: A statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Confederate general and former president of A&M University is located on the campus of Texas A&M University. In August 2017 the Chancelor of the university, John Sharp, confirmed that the university will not be removing the statue from the campus.
- Corpus Christi: Queen of the Sea (1914; restored 1990), bas-relief by Pompeo Coppini; UDC-sponsored Confederate memorial featuring an allegorical female figure – representing Corpus Christie – holding keys of success while receiving blessings from Mother Earth and Father Neptune, who are standing next to her. "Coppini was abhorrent of war", and in Queen of the Sea "he crafted a sculpture that symbolized peace and captured the spirit of Corpus Christi".
- Dallas: Confederate War Memorial. Originally erected in City Park in 1897, but relocated to Pioneer Park Cemetery in 1961 due to highway construction. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings called in 2017 for a task force to decide what to do it, as well as the statue of Lee in Lee Park.
- El Paso:
- Hometown of Texas CSA Capt. James W. Magoffin Monument (1964)
- CSA Maj. Simeon Hart Monument (1964)
- Farmersville: Confederate Soldier Monument (1917), Farmersville City Park
- Fort Worth: Confederate Soldier Memorial (1939), Oakwood Cemetery
- Gainesville Confederate Heroes Statue (1908) in Leonard Park
- Gonzales: Confederate Soldiers' Monument, Confederate Square. Dedicated on June 3, 1909. To "our Confederate dead."
- Greenville: Confederate Soldier Monument (1926)
- Holliday: Stonewall Jackson Camp 249 Monument (1999)
- Spirit of the Confederacy (1908, in present location since 1925), by Louis Amateis. Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
- Dick Dowling (sculpture), located at the entrance to Hermann Park. Erected in 1905, the monument was in front of City Hall until 1958, when it was moved to its present location. In August 2017 Andrew Schneck was arrested at the statue with bomb materials.
- Kermit: Col. C.M. Winkler Monument (1963)
- Confederate Capitol of Missouri Monument (1963)
- Confederate Monument (1906)
- Home of Last Texas Confederate Gov. Pendleton Murrah Monument (1963)
- Miami: Col. O.M. Roberts Monument (1963)
- Palestine: John H. Reagan Memorial (1911) by Pompeo Coppini
- Sabine Pass: Sabine Pass Battleground. Where the Sabine River enters the Gulf of Mexico, 47 Confederate men held off a large Union attack, destroying two Union boats and capturing hundreds of prisoners. Today the site is managed by the Texas Historical Commission, and it hosts battle reenactments in honor of the Confederate soldiers.
- Sherman: Confederate Soldier Monument (1897)
- Tomball: Confederate Powder Mill Marker Monument (1966)
- Victoria: Confederate Monument (1912). Pompeo Coppini's statue, called The Last Stand, and sometimes The Firing Line, sits in De Leon Plaza. The inscription reads: "On civilization's height / Immutable they stand". The $5,000 cost was raised by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
- Austin: Confederate monument, Oakwood Cemetery. Erected in 2016 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
- Belton: Monument to Confederate Sargeant Jacob Hemphill. Erected 2016 by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
- Crowley: "Confederate Veterans Memorial Monument honoring The Confederate Veterans of Crowley and the surrounding area interred at the Crowley Cemetery." Erected 2011 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
- Hempstead: The Liendo Plantation was a center for Confederate recruiting efforts and held Union prisoners during the war. Now it holds battle reenactments and demonstrations of Civil War era Confederate life at its annual Civil War Weekend.
- Orange: The Confederate Memorial of the Wind, located on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, but visible from I-10, has been under construction since 2013, and will be the largest Confederate monument built since 1916, according to the Sons of Confederate Veterans. A center stone ring is held aloft by 13 pillars, one for each state that seceded. There are twenty commemorative flagpoles.
- Palestine: Confederate Veterans Memorial Plaza (2013), funded by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans
- Brewster County (1887) named for Henry Percy Brewster
- Culberson County [1911) named for CSA Lieutenant Colonel David B. Culberson
- Donley County (1882) named for Stockton P. Donley, a lawyer who enlisted in the Confederate Army. Just after the war in 1866, he was elected to the Supreme Court of Texas, but was removed by the Reconstruction military government.
- Ector County (1891) named for CSA General Mathew Ector, who later served as a judge.
- Foard County (1891) named for Robert L. Foard, an attorney and Confederate Major.
- Gray County (1902) named for Peter W. Gray, a lawyer and legislator who attended the 1861 Texas State Secession Convention, and voted to leave the union. Shortly after, Gray was elected to the Confederate House of Representatives.
- Gregg County (1873) named for CSA General John Gregg, who was a delegate to the Texas Secession Convention in 1861 and was elected to represent Texas in the Provisional Confederate Congress in Montgomery, Alabama, and later in Richmond, Virginia. He was killed in action at the Siege of Petersburg in 1864.
- Hemphill County and Hemphill city (1877) named for John Hemphill, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court from 1841 to 1858 until he was elected to the US Senate when Sam Houston refused to support secession. He was expelled from the Senate when Texas seceded in 1861 and then represented Texas in the Provisional Confederate Congress.
- Jeff Davis County (1887) named for Jefferson Davis.
- Lee County (1874) named for Robert E. Lee.
- Lubbock County named for CSA colonel Thomas Saltus Lubbock
- McCulloch County, for CSA general Benjamin McCulloch
- Ochiltree County (1889) named for secessionist politician William Beck Ochiltree.
- Oldham County (1881) named for William Simpson Oldham Sr., a Confederate politician.
- Randall County (1889) named for CSA Brig. Gen. Horace Randal.
- Reagan County (1903) named for CSA Postmaster General John H. Reagan.
- Reeves County (1884) named for CSA officer George R. Reeves.
- Roberts County (1889) named for Oran Milo Roberts, who was unanimously elected president of the 1861 Secession Convention, a meeting that he had been influential in calling. In 1862 he resigned the Supreme Court seat and was elected colonel of the Eleventh Texas infantry in the Confederate Army. He was Governor of Texas from 1879 to 1883.
- Scurry County (1884) named for secessionist and CSA Gen. William Read Scurry.
- Starr County Confederate official James Harper Starr
- Stephens County, originally Buchanan County, for U.S. President James Buchanan, in 1861 was renamed for CSA Vice-President Alexander Stephens.
- Stonewall County (1888) named for CSA General Stonewall Jackson.
- Sutton County (1890) named for CSA officer John S. Sutton.
- Terrell County (1905) named for CSA acting General Alexander W. Terrell.
- Terry County (1904) named for CSA Col. Benjamin Franklin Terry .
- Tom Green County (1875) named for CSA Brig. Gen. Thomas Green, KIA (killed in action).
- Upton County (1910) named for brothers John C. and William F. Upton, both colonels in the Confederate Army.
- Val Verde County (1885) Confederate victory in the Battle of Val Verde
- Winkler County (1910) named for CSA Col. Clinton M. Winkler.
- City of Cleburne (1871)
- City of Fort Davis: named for Jefferson Davis.
- City of Granbury (1887)
- City of Hemphill: named for judge and Confederate politician John Hemphill (see Hemphill County as well)
- City of Robert Lee
- City of Stonewall: named for Stonewall Jackson.
- Columbus: Confederate Memorial Museum. Located in an unusual building, built in 1883, that formerly was the town's water tower, and in the base its Fire Station. It is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. Curated by UDC, which purchased the building from the town in 1926, when its water system was modernized and the unneeded tower building put up for sale. According to the UDC it holds a collection of artifacts from Civil War soldiers of Columbus and Colorado County. It is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, dedicated, according to UDC, to the veterans of all wars, although the museum holds only Confederate artifacts.
- White Settlement: Texas Civil War Museum, opened 2006. It is pro-Confederacy, and the UDC has permanently one of the three seats on its board. Has material from the former Texas Confederate Museum in Austin, which closed in 1988.
- Davis Mountains State Park (1938) named for the mountain range
- Davis Mountains (geographic feature in West Texas around and named for Fort Davis)
- Fort Worth: Jefferson Davis Park.
- Holliday: Stonewall Jackson Campground
- Lakeside, Tarrant County: Confederate Park. The two Confederate flags displayed on each side of the park's marker were removed by the Texas Department of Public Transportation in 2017. Marker text:
Site of Confederate Park // Local businessman Khleber M. Van Zandt organized the Robert E. Lee Camp of the United Confederate Veterans in 1889. By 1900 it boasted more than 700 members. The Club received a 25-year charter to create the Confederate Park Association in 1901, then purchased 373 acres (151 ha) near this site for the “recreation, refuge and relief of Confederate soldiers" and their families. Opening events included a picnic for veterans and families on June 20, 1902, and a statewide reunion September 8–12, 1902, with 3,500 attendees. The park thrived as a center for the civil and social activities on Texas Confederate organizations. By 1924 the numbers [ sic ] of surviving veterans had greatly diminished, and the Confederate Park Association dissolved when its charter expired in 1926.
- In July, 2018, at approximately the same time that Robert E. Lee Road and Jeff Davis Avenue were renamed, the city's Equity Office recommended changing the names of seven more streets:
- Beauregard Drive
- Jubal Early Lane
- Stonewall Jackson Drive
- El Paso: Robert E. Lee Road
- Hamilton: Stonewall Jackson Road
- Hillsboro: Confederate Drive
- Confederate Street
- Stonewall Street
- Holliday: Stonewall Road
- Robert E. Lee Road
- Robert Lee Road
- Tuam Street, a major artery named for CSA Gen. Dowling's birthplace, Tuam, Irelamd.
- Hunt: Robert E. Lee Road
- Jacksonville: Jeff Davis Street
- Kermit East Winkler Street
- Lakeside Confederate Park Road
- League City: Jeb Stuart Drive
- Levelland: Robert Lee Street
- Liberty: Confederate Street
- Livingston: Robert E. Lee Road
- Jeff Davis Street
- Stonewall Drive
- Missouri City
- Beauregard Court
- Bedford Forrest Drive
- Breckinridge Court
- Confederate Drive
- Pickett Place
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Jeff Davis Drive
- Stonewall Drive
- Ridgley: Bedford Forrest Lane
- Roma: Robert Lee Avenue
- San Antonio:
- Beauregard Street
- Robert E. Lee Drive
- Sterling City: Robert Lee Highway
- Sweetwater: Robert Lee Street
- Jeb Stuart Drive
- Jeff Davis Drive
- Victoria: Robert E. Lee Road
Note: "There are similarly named streets in towns and cities across east Texas, notably Port Arthur and Beaumont, as well as memorials to Dowling and the Davis Guards, not least at Sabine Pass, where the battleground is now preserved as a state park"
- Jackson Elementary School
- Johnston Elementary School
- Lee Elementary School (1961)
- Lee Elementary School
- Tascosa High School. Confederacy iconography was dropped in 1974. The school dropped its mascot, Johnny Reb, and stopped playing "Dixie" as their fight song. The Dixieland Singers became the Freedom Singers. Miss Southern Belle became Tascosa Belle. The "Rebel" nickname remained, but other ties to the Civil War disappeared.
- John H. Reagan Early College High School (1965)
- William B. Travis High School, home of the "Rebels". Dropped "Dixie" as its song in 2012.
- Zachary Taylor Fulmore Middle School
- Sidney Lanier High School: Sidney Lanier, poet of the Confederacy, was a private in the Confederate Army.
- Johnston High School: Named for Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate general killed in the Battle of Shiloh. The school closed in 2008; Eastside Memorial High School is now (2017) at that location.
- Buda: Jack C. Hays High School. The school uses the "Rebel" nickname for its athletic teams. Mascot "Colonel Jack" no longer has a Confederate flag belt buckle but still dresses in grey. The school dropped the Confederate flag as an official symbol in 2010 and the school district banned it from all district property in 2012. In 2015 it replaced the school song "Dixie".
- Albert Sidney Johnston Elementary School
- John H. Reagan Elementary School
- Robert E. Lee Elementary School
- Stonewall Jackson Elementary School (1939)
- Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard Elementary School
- Denton: Lee Elementary School (1988)
- Eagle Pass: Robert E. Lee Elementary School
- Edinburg: Lee Elementary School
- El Paso: Lee Elementary School
- Evadale: Evadale High School. The school uses a Confederate flag-inspired crest. Its athletic teams are nicknamed the "Rebels".
- Fort Davis:
- Fort Davis AEC School
- Fort Davis High School
- Gainesville: Robert E. Lee Intermediate School
- Grand Prairie: Robert E. Lee Elementary School (1948)
- Davis High School (1926). In 2016, the Houston school board voted to rename the school.
- Dowling Middle School (1968), named for CSA Maj. Richard W. Dowling. In 2016, the Houston school board voted to rename the school.
- Sydney Lanier, Confederate poet and soldier. In 2016, the Houston school board voted to rename the school.
- John H. Reagan High School (1926). In 2016, the Houston school board voted to rename the school.
- Johnston Middle School (1959), named for Albert Sidney Johnston. In 2016, the Houston school board voted to rename the school.
- Marshall: Robert E. Lee Elementary School
- North Richland Hills, home of the Richland High School "Rebels" and "Dixie Belles". The school mascot is "Johnny Rebel".
- Port Arthur: Lee Elementary School (1959)
- Robert Lee:
- Robert Lee Elementary School
- Robert Lee High School
- Rosenberg: B. F. Terry High School. Named for Confederate hero Benjamin Franklin Terry.
- San Angelo: Lee Middle School (1949)
- San Antonio: Robert E. Lee High School (1958). After voting against a name change in 2015, the school board voted in August 2017 to change the name of the school. In October, district trustees voted 5-2 to name the school Legacy of Educational Excellence, or LEE High School. Its mascot is currently the Volunteer and the school colors are red and grey. Its pep squad, currently called the Southern Belles, were once called the Confederates. Its varsity dance team and junior varsity drill team are respectively named the Rebel Rousers and Dixie Drillers.
- Stonewall: Stonewall Elementary School
- Hubbard Middle School (1964), named for Confederate Col. Richard B. Hubbard
- Robert E. Lee High School (1958). Called "the city's most radioactive Confederate symbol," the possible renaming of the school was the subject of active discussion at meetings in August and September, 2017. In 1970, as a result of a statewide federal desegregation order, the school had to get rid of "its Confederate-themed mascot (the Rebels), fight song ("Dixie"), and prized Confederate flag (so large that it required twenty boys to carry). Its beloved Rebel Guard, a squadron of boys handpicked by an American-history teacher to dress in replica Confederate uniforms at football games and fire a cannon named Ole Spirit after touchdowns, had to find a new name. Same for the Rebelettes drill team."
- Dixie, a region of Washington County, Utah; The first President of the Washington Stake was Robert Dockery Covington, a slave owner from North Carolina and Mississippi. There were other Southern settlers; crops such as tobacco and cotton would grow there.
- Dixie State University, St. George, Utah.
There are at least 223 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Virginia, more than in any other state. Virginia also has numerous schools, highways, roads and other public infrastructure named for Confederates. Lee-Jackson Day is a State holiday.
At least two private properties contain a Confederate memorial or fly a CSA flag:
- Clark County: Near Ridgefield is Jefferson Davis Park (2007), established by the SCV to hold the Jeff Davis Highway markers from Blaine and Vancouver. Flags of the Confederacy are also displayed there.
- Seattle: United Confederate Veterans Memorial, Lake View Cemetery. Erected in 1926 by United Daughters of the Confederacy. Made of rock from the Confederate monument at Stone Mountain, Georgia, site of the Ku Klux Klan's rebirth.
- The monument has been vandalized repeatedly. In 2005, "the flag insignia, bayonets, and a plaque with Robert E. Lee on it were stolen, but then restored". Following the Charleston church shooting of 2015, "Fuck White Supremacy" was painted on it. On July 5, 2018, "several parts of the 10-ton piece of granite [were] smashed, including a portion of the monument's inscription, insignia, and relief of Robert E. Lee."
- Also in 2015, a petition was started to have it removed. In 2017 Seattle Mayor Ed Murray called for it to be taken down, saying it represents "historic injustices" and is a symbol of hate, racism, and violence. After the Mayor's statement, the Cemetery closed for several days because of threats related to the monument.
- Bust of Stonewall Jackson (born in West Virginia, at that time part of Virginia) by Bryant Baker, located "in the rotunda of the West Virginia State Capitol." (1959)
- Statue of Stonewall Jackson by Moses Ezekiel on the State Capitol grounds (1910) placed by UDC Chapter No. 151
- Clarksburg: Bronze equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson created by Charles Keck (1953) by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC). Jackson was born in Clarksburg.
- Charles Town: Portraits of Lee and Jackson hang in the courtroom in which John Brown was tried and sentenced to death.
- Charleston - See West Virginia State Capitol, above.
- Harpers Ferry: Heyward Shepherd Monument (1931). Although Shepherd was a black freeman working for the railway when killed in John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the monument was erected by UDC and Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV). They called the project the "Faithful Slave Memorial" for many years and saw it as a way to emphasize their idea that blacks enjoyed being slaves and that men like Shepherd were victims of those seeking to free slaves.
- Hinton: Confederate Soldier Monument, Summers County Courthouse (dedicated May 1914) The base of the monument carries the inscription: "(North base:) This monument erected in honor of American valor as displayed by the Confederate soldiers from 1861 to 1865, and to perpetuate to remotest ages the patriotism and fidelity to principles of the heroes who fought and died for a lost cause. (East base:) sacred to the memory of the noble women of the Confederacy, who suffered more and lost as much, with less glory, than the Confederate soldier. (South base:) erected in the year 1914 by Camp Allen Woodrm Confederate veterans and Camp Bob Christian sons of Confederacy veterans and their friends. (West base:) This monument is dedicated to the Confederate soldiers of Greenbrier and New River valleys who followed Lee and Jackson.
- Lewisburg: Confederate Monument (1906) The Confederate "monument was erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy at a cost of $2,800. The monument was originally located on the campus of the Greenbrier College, but moved to its present location when U.S. Route 60 was relocated." It is now located on the lawn of the old public library in Lewisburg. Some residents have suggested interpretive signage for the statue. The inscription on the base reads, "In memory of our Confederate dead."
- Mingo: Confederate Soldier Monument (1913/2013) The inscription reads in part, "TO THE MEMORY OF THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS OF RANDOLPH COUNTY AND VICINITY THIS INCLUDES ALL SOLDIERS WHO DIED IN VALLEY MOUNTAIN"
- Parkersburg: Confederate Soldier Monument, (1908) The monument was created by Leon Hermant and the inscription reads in part, " IN MEMORY OF OUR CONFEDERATE DEAD ERECTED BY PARKERSBURG CHAPTER UNITED DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY"
- Romney: First Confederate Memorial (1867) Carved on the main facade are the words, "The daughters of Old Hampshire erect this tribute of affection to her heroic sons who fell in defense of Southern Rights."
- Union: Monroe County Confederate Soldier Monument (1901); marble statue inscribed "There is a true glory and a true honor. The glory of duty done, the honor of integrity of principle. R. E. Lee"
- Bartow, initially an 1861 Confederate encampment, Camp Bartow, named for the late Confederate Colonel Francis Bartow.:97
- Harding, named for CSA Maj. French Harding.:297
- Linden, named for CSA Capt. Charles Linden Broadus.:374
- Welch, named for CSA Capt. Isaiah A. Welch.
Parks and water featuresEdit
- Weston: Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park (1990) named for Stonewall Jackson Lake named for Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.
- Charleston: Stonewall Jackson Middle School occupies the building that housed the former Stonewall Jackson High School.
- Prairie du Chien: United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) monument to Jefferson Davis at Fort Crawford Cemetery Soldiers' Lot. Davis served briefly at Fort Crawford. The text on the plaque reads, "JEFFERSON DAVIS, 1808 - 1889, Lieutenant United States Army, Assigned Fort Crawford 1831, Served here with distinction during Black Hawk War, Hero in Mexican War 1846-1848, United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, President Confederate States of America, 1861-1865, Erected by The United Daughters of the Confederacy"
- Wisconsin Dells: The Confederate spy Belle Boyd (1844-1900) is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells. She would go on tour in the United States and speak about being a spy for the Confederacy. Boyd also wrote a book about her career. Belle Boyd was to speak at a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) post in Kilbourn City, Wisconsin (now Wisconsin Dells) when she died from a heart attack. Members of the local GAR post served as pallbearers at her funeral and was buried at the cemetery. Her grave is marked with a Confederate flag.
- Yellowstone National Park: The Lamar River (named 1884–85) is named for L.Q.C. Lamar, a secessionist who drafted the instrument of Mississippi's secession and raised a regiment for the Confederates with his own money. He served as a Confederate ambassador to Russia. The river was named while he served as the United States Secretary of the Interior after the war. The Lamar Valley and other park features or administrative names which contain Lamar are derived from this original naming.
- In 1865, at the end of the American Civil War, a substantial number of Southerners left the South; many moved to other parts of the United States, such as the American West, but a few left the country entirely. The most popular country of Southerners emigration was Brazil, which still allowed slavery and wanted to encourage cotton production. These emigrants were known as Confederados. A Confederate monument was erected in the city of Americana, São Paulo state, Brazil.
- Kitchener, Ontario: Eastwood Collegiate Institute (1956), a public high school, replaced its Johnny Rebel mascot and Confederate imagery, perceived as associated with white bigotry, with Rebel Lion in 1999. The school retains the Rebel name for its teams.
- Montreal, Quebec: A plaque on a Hudson's Bay Company store commemorating Jefferson Davis' brief stay in the city was installed by UDC in 1957; it was removed in 2017 following the attack against counter protesters committed by a white supremacist in Charlottesville.
- Tuam: Ireland commemorated CSA Major Richard W. Dowling, who was born in the Tuam, with a bronze memorial plaque on the Town Hall bearing his image and life story. Text of plaque: "Major Richard W. (Dick) Dowling C.S.A., 1837–1867 Born Knock, Tuam; Settled Houston Texas, 1857; Outstanding business and civic leader; Joined Irish Davis Guards in American Civil War; With 47 men foiled Invasion of Texas by 5000 federal troops at Sabine Pass, 8 Sept 1863, a feat of superb gunnery; formed first oil company in Texas; Died aged 30 of yellow fever. This plaque was unveiled by Col. J.B. Collerain 31 May 1998"
- African-American history
- Commemoration of the American Civil War on postage stamps
- Confederate History Month
- Confederate Memorial Day
- Confederate holidays
- Culture of the Southern United States
- History of the Southern United States
- King Cotton
- Lee High School
- List of American Civil War generals (Confederate)
- List of Civil War Battles
- List of Civil War Discovery Trail sites
- List of memorials and monuments at Arlington National Cemetery
- List of memorials to Jefferson Davis
- List of memorials to Robert E. Lee
- List of memorials to Stonewall Jackson
- List of memorials to the Grand Army of the Republic
- List of Mexican-American War monuments and memorials
- List of monuments erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
- List of monuments of the Gettysburg Battlefield
- List of Presidents of the United States who owned slaves
- List of ships of the Confederate States Navy
- List of Union Civil War monuments and memorials
- Lost Cause of the Confederacy
- Memorials to Abraham Lincoln
- Modern display of the Confederate flag
- Monument and memorial controversies in the United States
- Racism in the United States
- Racism in United States politics
- Racial segregation in the United States
- Robert E. Lee Day
- Robert E. Lee Elementary School (disambiguation)
- Slavery in the United States
- White nationalism
- White supremacy
- This chart is based on data from an SPLC survey which identified "1,503 publicly sponsored symbols honoring Confederate leaders, soldiers or the Confederate States of America in general." The survey excluded "nearly 2,600 markers, battlefields, museums, cemeteries and other places or symbols that SPLC deemed largely historical in nature"
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