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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Artist of Confederacy

 
 
Artist of Confederacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
1. Artist of Confederacy Marker
Inscription.  Nicola Marschall designed the Stars and Bars, official flag of Confederacy, and gray uniform of the Southern army, March 1861. Born, 1829, St. Wendel, Germany, he came to U.S. (Alabama) in 1849 to continue professionally in art. Noted portraits: Jefferson Davis, other Confederates; Lincoln and other Presidents. In 1873 he came to Louisville where he died, 1917.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 681.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 14.594′ N, 85° 42.965′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is next to Marschall's gravesite in Cave Hill Cemetery. The grave is located in Section 5, Lot 231, Space 5. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Baxter Avenue, Louisville KY 40204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor Thomas E. Bramlette
Artist of Confederacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 27, 2020
2. Artist of Confederacy Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sister Emily Cooper (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Guthrie (1792-1869) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nathaniel Wolfe (approx. 0.4 miles away); This monument to the memory of James Guthrie (approx. 0.4 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cave Hill National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Nicola Marschall (Self portrait) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, circa 1867
3. Nicola Marschall (Self portrait)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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