Double Springs, Alabama: Dual Destiny Monument

An odd statue of a soldier that's one-half Yankee and one-half Reb commemorates an Alabama county that didn't join the Confederacy.
Address:
Blake Dr., Double Springs, AL
Directions:
From US 278 turn south onto Hwy 195/Haleyville Rd. Drive one mile to Double Springs. Turn left just past the courthouse onto Blake Drive. Monument on the right.
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Dual Destiny monument. Dual Destiny Monument

The county courthouse behind the monument is very pretty too. New jail added to back side.

[Lisa, 01/21/2014]

In the thick of rebel Alabama, Winston county opted to not join the Confederacy. The split personality monument is a rare sight in the South.

Civil War Dual Destiny monument. Dual Destiny Monument

This monument to the pain of civil war is a soldier wearing half a uniform from the Confederacy and half from the Union. The clothes are worn and the sword is broken. The statue stands in front of the Winston County courthouse. Winston County did not join the Confederacy and is still known as the "Free State of Winston."

[Jeane Goforth, 03/12/2007]

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