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GREGORY WADE: Franklin’s Iconic Confederate Statue


GREGORY WADE:  Franklin’s Iconic Confederate Statue

By GREGORY WADE

Immediately following the Civil War, especially in heavily fought over areas of the South, citizens were focused in rebuilding farms and industry while coping with the massive social changes the war brought about.

But near the end of the 19th century and the early years of the 20th, there was new energy and commitment in remembering the common soldier and what they’d experienced.

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