Confederate Grave Marker in the Old City Cemetery

I have posted a similar one in the past, but this one is a little different. You can see a row of homes in the background. By the way, there has always been a question as to who owns the memorial. I have heard the city claims it is theirs and the UDC says they own it. I found this little article in the Shreveport Times which settles the matter:

The Times (Shreveport, LA) March 10, 1907, Page 4

Monroe City Council Donates Lots in
the City Cemetery.

Special to The Times.
Monroe, La., March 9. – At a meeting of the City Council held last night an ordinance was adopted, donating two and a half lots in the City Cemetery to the Daughters of the Confederacy. One of the lots donated to the Daughters of the Confederacy is that on which the Confederate monument stands. The other piece of ground, as recited in the ordinance, is to be set aside for the burial of indigent Confederate soldiers.

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