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Our heritage, not a racial statment

This is a memorial to those who fell in the war between the states. No matter how we feel about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
spyderbikel
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Shreveport, Louisiana
Awesome Monument!

What an awesome monument, and it’s right on the side of the street. Love this! Definitely a must... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Melissa C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a memorial to those who fell in the war between the states. No matter how we feel about the reason for this conflect it brings credit to our fallen heros, both black and white. Yes black---look it up. There were many free blacks...More

1  Thank spyderbikel
catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. It is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that future generations can learn from what happened before them. It is a fact that the land battles of The War Between The States ended...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What an awesome monument, and it’s right on the side of the street. Love this! Definitely a must stop!More

Thank Melissa C
catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that future generations can learn from what happened before them. It is a fact that the land battles of The War Between The States ended...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

One of the first things I come to see when I'm in town from Monroe. Prominently located in front of the courthouse. While it may not be the best of places to have it at, it's nice to see for passersby. View it while you...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that future generations can learn from what happened before them. It is a fact that the land battles of The War Between The States ended...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It's History. My husband has a Master degree in History, so we really enjoy this. It's not large, but it's HISTORY. I just makes me very sad the America we now have with the homeless that are all around the court house where this is.Pretty...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Lisadianne: Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy you and your husband took time to visit our magnificent monument. We are so grateful that you agree that it is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Caddo Parish and city of Shreveport are to be commended in hosting this great historical monument dedicated to veterans of the Confederacy. My husband and I drove from 60 miles south of Ft. Worth, Tx, just to see it. We stayed overnight and ate...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Debra: Thank you for your kind review. It is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that future generations can learn from what happened before them. It is a fact that the land battles of The War Between The States...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Sadly, over reactive people will see that this lovely thing is removed someday soon. Shreveport was the capital of the Confederacy after Richmond fell so it only makes since that monuments of this type would be found in the city. They say it will take...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

John: Thank you for your kind review. It is important for all monuments to history be revered, good and bad, so that future generations can learn from what happened before them. It is a fact that the land battles of The War Between The States...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

While it's an important entry into the catalog of "Lost Cause" artwork that sprung up between 1900-1960 as a direct response to black people gaining more rights, its placement in front of the Caddo Courthouse creates a very odd dichotomy and for many undermines the...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

In front - North side - of the courthouse. A granite monument to Confederate Leaders. You can still see the embossed names a bit, but time has worn off some of the stone.More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is patriots like you that understand that monuments erected by Daughters of the Confederacy are to be considered as important and reverant as grave markers. Unlike the soldiers that fought and died for the North, Confederate dead were...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Dirty, vandalized, broken monument. The United Daughters of the Confederacy have neglected it terribly.More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

You have an agenda against the Daughters of the Confederacy by making such a comment about this magnificent monument. This sculpture has been tenderly cared for over the past 113 years and recently was cleaned and restored at a cost of over $10,000. It is...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Nice to see a confederate monument that hasn't been taken down due to some ridiculous political agenda. Ok, that's all the politics I'm gonna bring in to the review. Seriously, it's a nice monument and the court house grounds in general are something to look...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is patriots like you that understand that monuments erected by Daughters of the Confederacy are to be considered as important and reverant as grave markers. Unlike the soldiers that fought and died for the North, Confederate dead were...More

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I live in Shreveport, not sure why it says New Orleans. The monument is open at all times since it is in the middle of downtown on the courthouse square, BUT I would not go there after dark. Sometimes it has good lighting... More
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