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Address: 19-79 S Bainbridge St, Montgomery, AL
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Description: Commemorates more than 122,000 soldiers from Alabama who fought and died...
Commemorates more than 122,000 soldiers from Alabama who fought and died for the Confederacy during the Civil War.
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Monument still stands

This monument on the grounds of the Alabama Capitol stands to tell a part of the history of the United States, one that some times is misrepresented. It was raining while we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
Tommie H
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Orlando, FL
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Tucson, Arizona
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful monument and shows the pride of the community in their history. It's easy to judge, but if you can appreciate it for what it is, it's worth a stop.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I don't think that we should be paying homage to a dark time in America's history. The Jefferson Davis statue is also poor taste. I think both of them should be removed. I guess both monuments are a reminder so we don't repeat the past.

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Lancaster, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The structure is nicely displayed, but, why give any honor at all to people who wanted slavery to continue!!! I wanted to tear it down, and felt as if it dishonored the memory of how people suffered unjustly at the hands of others. I know we must remember all parts of the past, but a monument to people who thought... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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267 reviews 267 reviews
124 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is an amazing monument on the grounds of the Capitol which honors those who fought for the Confederacy and died during the Civil War. It stands 88 feet high. The detail of this monument is incredible. We just finished a tour of the Capitol, so just had to walk around the building to see this monument. Well worth the... More 

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Orlando, FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This monument on the grounds of the Alabama Capitol stands to tell a part of the history of the United States, one that some times is misrepresented. It was raining while we were there but the monument with the First National Flag of the Confederacy still told their story.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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97 reviews 97 reviews
90 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Honorable tribute to the Confederacy and all the soldiers in general. On the grounds of the Capitol building. A history lesson and art all in one.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This monument is outside the capitol building, opposite side of confed white house. When visiting Capitol building it is nice to see monument which tell about area history.

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Lemont, Illinois
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210 reviews 210 reviews
80 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The camillias were in bloom and perfectly viewed as we walked the staircase to a simply beautiful and most respectful monument to those who fought for human rights. This monument is so impressive, take a moment to feel a piece of America.

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Traveling
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

It is right out the north door of the capital so there is no reason not to see it if you are at the capital anyway, I like the seaman statue the best.

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Saucier, MS
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The Confederate monument on the north end of the Alabama State Capitol grounds is one of the biggest I've ever seen. On our walk around the Capitol, I was "wowed" when I first saw it. I was most impressed that the cornerstone was laid by President Jefferson Davis himself! Each department of the Confederacy was represented in this impressive memorial.

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