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Tallulah in Madison Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Madison Parish Confederate Monument

1861 - 1865

 
 
Madison Parish Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Madison Parish Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.
In memory of our
Confederate Soldiers
of Madison Parish, LA
who enlisted and
served during the
War Between the States

 
Erected 1890 by Louisiana Division U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 24.476′ N, 91° 11.237′ W. Marker is in Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Cedar Street (U.S. 65) and Depot Street, on the left when traveling north on North Cedar Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Cedar Street, Tallulah LA 71282, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tallulah (a few steps from this marker); Scottland Plantation House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schicker Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burning of Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Skirmish at Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crescent Plantation (approx. 3 miles away); Battle of Millikenís Bend (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fitzhugh Mounds (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tallulah.
 
Regarding Madison Parish Confederate Monument.
Madison Parish Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Madison Parish Confederate Monument
A youthful, male Confederate soldier stands erect with his proper left arm bent and held at his waist. His holds the tip of the barrel of his rifle in his proper right arm; the butt of the rifle rests on the ground by his feet. The soldier is dressed in uniform -- pants, jacket, cap -- complete with realistic details of folds, buttons, and gear. A tree trunk supports the soldier's proper left leg. The sculpture is mounted upon a shaft with a relief of a large Confederate flag on the front. The bottom two tiers of the base are polished with rough-hewn edges. The monument approximately 22 feet high, made of white marble, and is lit at night. The base is granite.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Madison Parish Confederate Monument in front of courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. Madison Parish Confederate Monument in front of courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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