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Our Confederate Heroes - Livingston, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 32° 34.960 W 088° 11.286
16S E 388489 N 3605645
Quick Description: Civil War memorial on the grounds of the Sumter County Courthouse in Livingston, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2009 8:38:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM7G0V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
Views: 3

Long Description:

The memorial has a uniformed Confederate soldier statue made of Italian marble standing on top of a marble Georgia marble shaft. The memorial is inscribed:

1861 -1865

Our
Confederate
Heroes

Unveiled June 17, 1909

The memorial has the names of 1,125 soldiers who served in the Civil War inscribed on it.  The memorial was commissioned by the Sumter County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy for $1,600.  The statue was sculpted in Italy. 

Date Installed or Dedicated: 06/17/1909

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Sumter County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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