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Confederate Memorial Pyramid

 
 
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
1. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker
Inscription. [South side]:
Numini et Patri ae Asto

[West side]:
Erected by the Holly-Wood Memorial Association
A.D. 1869

[North side]:
Memoria in Aeterna

[East side]:
To the Confederate Dead
 
Erected 1869 by Ladies of the Hollywood Memorial Association.
 
Location. 37° 32.45′ N, 77° 27.346′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on Hollywood Cemetery Access Road near South Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond VA 23220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace Evelyn Arents (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Pleasants Parsons House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob House (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Miller House (approx. half a mile away); Virginia War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); James Monroe Monument (approx. half a mile away); James Monroe (approx. half a mile away); Monroe Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
More about this marker. The pyramid was erected by the Ladies of the Hollywood Memorial Association and was erected in honor
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (south side) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
2. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (south side)
of the Confederate dead and the 18,000 soldiers buried in the cemetery. The cornerstone, which was laid on Dec. 3, 1968, contains various historic items including Confederate memorabilia, photographs, newspapers and books.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (west side) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
3. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (west side)
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (north side) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
4. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (north side)
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (east side) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
5. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Marker (east side)
Confederate Memorial Pyramid Designer's Marker (on south side of Pyramid) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
6. Confederate Memorial Pyramid Designer's Marker (on south side of Pyramid)
Charles Henry Dimmock
(1831-1873)
Captain, Corps Eng., CSA
Architect - Engineer - Lawyer
designed and supervised
the construction of this monument
A Memorial to the Confederate Women Marker of Virginia, 1861 - 1865 (on west side of Pyramid) image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 27, 2008
7. A Memorial to the Confederate Women Marker of Virginia, 1861 - 1865 (on west side of Pyramid)
The Legislature of Virginia of 1914, has at the solicitation of Ladies Hollywood Memorial Association and United Daughters of Confederacy of Virginia placed in perpetual care this section where lie buried eighteen thousand Confederate soldiers.
Monument to Confederate Dead, Hollywood, Richmond, Va. image. Click for full size.
circa 1907
8. Monument to Confederate Dead, Hollywood, Richmond, Va.
VCU Libraries Digital Collections - Rarely Seen Richmond
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,575 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   8. submitted on May 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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