Confederate Monument Anniversary

On This Date in 1886.....

Soldiers with the Montgomery Field Artillery attend the ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone of the Confederate Monument on Capitol Hill in Montgomery on April 29, 1886.

The first and only President of The Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, attended the ceremony. He died less than three years later.

Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History

More information HERE.

Categories: Montgomery Metro, Statewide