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Monument to the women of the Confederacy

Monument to the women of the Confederacy

   

The beautiful women's monument erected in 1911 has the inscription "Erected to the memory of the women of the south by their husbands, fathers, sons and daughters." It displays women nursing the sick and spinning thread for the Confederacy. A bas relief on one side shows a peaceful, bucolic farm, the other side shows the farm in flames. This was the second memorial to the women of the Confederacy in the state, with the first erected in Rome.

The Monument is alo part of Walter Hood's Macon Yards

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Date created: June 3, 1911

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