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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

MONUMENT TO THE CONFEDERATE DEAD

My wife and I visited the bird sanctuary on Hwy 367, just across the river from Alton, Illinois last weekend. Didn't see any eagles, but did see seagulls and several pelicans.

While there, we stumbled across the Monument to Confederate soldiers and civilians who died at Alton Prison during the Civil War. Here are a number of photos of that monument:







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