Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The monument depicted a Confederate private with his musket at parade rest. The complete statue of Vermont marble stands over twenty-four feet high and cost $3,000. The statue was designed by Mr. John Frederick Hummel, a local artist, and Mr. Jim Mott Robinson posed for the sculpture.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1865.
Location. 34° 43.799′ N, 86° 35.12′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Westside Square, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bank In Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. (within shouting distance of this marker); Erected in 1835 (within shouting distance of this marker); John Hunt (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison Brothers Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Big Spring of Today (about 300 feet away); Tallulah Bankhead / I. Schiffman Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . . Confederate Monument Removed. On Friday, October 23, 2020, the Confederate Monument was removed to be relocated to Maple Hill Cemetery at the Confederate cemetery within the city-owned cemetery. Unknown is the status of the historical marker. (Submitted on November 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,286 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 3. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.