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Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument

 
 
Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
1. Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument
Inscription.
Erected by the
Confederate Soldiers & Sailors
Monument Association
Anno Domini 1887-1894.

 
Erected 1894 by Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument Association.
 
Location. 37° 31.6′ N, 77° 25.067′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North 29th Street and Libby Terrace, in the median. Click for map. This 100-foot monument is located in Libby Hill Park. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23298, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The View That Named The City (within shouting distance of this marker); "Richmond" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Navy Yard of the Confederate States (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocketts Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Ship Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Great Ship Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coffer Dams (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
More about this marker. This memorial to Confederate enlisted men was designed by City Engineer Wilfred Cutshaw. He modeled it after Pompey's Pillar
Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
2. Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument
in Egypt. A 17-foot bronze soldier by Richmond artist William Ludwell Sheppard stands atop a 73-foot Corinthian column. The column is composed of 13 stone cylinders representing the 13 Confederate states.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument on Libby Hill. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
3. Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument on Libby Hill.
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Richmond, Va. Photo, Click for full size
By Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., circa 1907
4. Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Richmond, Va.
VCU Libraries Digital Collections - Rarely Seen Richmond
 
 
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