Confederate monument vandalized in downtown Jackson
JACKSON, Tenn. — A historic monument to fallen Confederate soldiers in downtown Jackson was vandalized overnight, and police are asking the public to help in their investigation.
The nearly 130-year-old monument is inscribed with the words “To the Confederate Dead of Madison Co.” and “Erected 1888.”
Police say they are not considering this a hate crime at this time.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Jackson police at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-TIPS (8477).