A Civil War Monument Landscape That We Can…

There was nothing inevitable about the way our Civil War monument landscape emerged by the early twentieth century for the same reason that there was nothing inevitable about the rise of Jim Crow and legalized segregation. I sometimes wonder how our Civil War monument landscape would have evolved had it reflected the collective past and values of the majority of towns, cities, and counties across the South at this time. But it didn’t and we know why.

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