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Caddo Parish Confederate Monument

501 Texas St, Shreveport, LA 71101-5401
+1 318-218-9634
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Nice monument

Nice to see a confederate monument that hasn't been taken down due to some ridiculous political... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
Five_Aces_Tx
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Dallas, TX
MAGNIFICENT CONFEDERATE MONUMENT

This is a magnificent monument which commemorates those who fell fighting for a cause they believed... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
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Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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501 Texas St, Shreveport, LA 71101-5401
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Reviewed November 27, 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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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a magnificent monument which commemorates those who fell fighting for a cause they believed in during the American Civil War. It combines busts of Lee, Jackson, Beauregard and Brig. Gen. Henry W Allen war time Governor of Louisiana 1864-65. According to the National...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Excellent historical monument. Marks end of war in Louisiana. Parking is not easy but court house lawn is lovely.More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

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

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

As Condoleeza Rice once stated "you can't erase history". It is what it is. I realize some folks have an issue with Confederate monuments, but how do we explain to our children that if they want to change history- they can. Instead, let's teach our...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you for your review of our monument. Soviet Premier Lennin once said that "if we deny the masses their history, then we can control them in the future". I know that you will agree that it is important for all monuments to history be...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Stopped here to take a quick picture and read about this monument which sits in front of the courthouse. Quick but interesting stop.More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

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

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The monument is in front of the Caddo Parish Courthouse. On the top of the monument stands single Confederate soldier. On the four corners are the monument are the busts of four Confederate generals. Depending on the light they can be difficult to impossible to...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Thank you for your kind review of our monument. The other bust is General Lee and General Allen. Allen was from Shreveport and was the war time governor of Louisiana and the state Capitol temporaraily moved here near the end of the war. The last...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to pay a visit to this site during our stay in Shreveport. One of the most beautiful and significant places in this city, it honors the fallen and the roll women played during the Civil War. The Courthouse building's architectural style is also...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

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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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This monument was created with great detail and depicts a portion of our history that is both horrifying--slavery and war--and uplifting--freeing the slaves and saving the severely divided nation. This should be a lesson for the dividers of today.More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

For Civil War buffs, stopping by this monument is a must. Though its setting has caused controversy, it remains a vital part of the city's history and role in the Civil War. Provided by a civic group wanting to preserve the history of the South,...More

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catmomma4332016, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Thank you for your kind review of our beautiful monument. At the dedication 110 years ago a reporter wrote in the Shreveport Times "This occasion and the ceremony of unveiling have a meaning far beyond the mere exhibition of a beautiful work of art chiseled...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

There are those who want to move this because they think it symbolizes hate. However, it's a piece of history. You can't erase history. It's somewhat impressive if you like that kind of thing. It's nothing to go out of ones way to see, but...More

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SaintVitas, Protector at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2016

Thank you for your kind review of our beautiful monument. At the dedication 110 years ago a reporter wrote in the Shreveport Times "This occasion and the ceremony of unveiling have a meaning far beyond the mere exhibition of a beautiful work of art chiseled...More

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Response from catmomma4332016 | Property representative |
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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