May 20, 2021

Honoring Our Confederate Heritage & Virtues

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Rededicating a Confederate monument to peace

In an era of cynicism and racial tension, it is refreshing to consider the origins of the Peace Monument at the 14th Street entrance of Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA., a bronze statue erected by the Old Guard of the Gate City Guard in 1911 to mark the peaceful reunion of Northern and Southern states after the Civil War. In this article, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution examines the history and intended purpose of this unique historical monument.

Rededicating a Confederate monument to peace