KENTUCKY: Where Are Kentucky’s Confederate Statues?
On the grassy lawn outside the Anderson County courthouse, along with monuments honoring Anderson countians who served in World War I, World War II and the Mexican-American War, stands a marble statue of a Confederate soldier.
The mustached man wears a broad-brimmed hat and holds his rifle in his hand. The stone base on which he stands is inscribed with the names of dozens of men who died or were injured while serving with the Confederacy in the Civil War.
“It is the county’s statue,” said Lawrenceburg Mayor Robert Goodlett. “I grew up here and it was just there all the time.”
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