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https://flic.kr/p/qH4gLi | Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Richmond, Va. | Description: This imposing monument, situated in Libby Hill Park, is one of the landmarks of the City. It was unveiled May 30th, 1894, during a great reunion of Confederate Veterans. The column is a counterpart, on a reduced scale, of the famous pillar at Alexandria, Egypt, named after Pompey; and the colossal bronze figure surmounting it is that of a typical Confederate soldier; said to be one of the largest…

1932 NYC Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) soldiers and officers march in New York for Memorial Day parade, together with veterans of World War 1 and other American conflicts. Elevated view of Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Riverside Park on Manhattan Island, decorated in patriotic bunting. Hudson River visible in background. View changes to parade route immediately beside the monument in Riverside Park. Marchers carry U.S. flags in hands. Ground level shot captures boots and lower legs…

https://flic.kr/p/rDK1oQ | Confederate Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Richmond, Va. | Description: It was unveiled May 30, 1894, at a reunion of Confederate Veterans. This imposing monument is situated in Libby Hill Park, and is one of the landmarks of the city. The bronze figure of a Confederate Soldier surmounting the top of the monument is said to be the largest piece of solid bronze ever cast in the United States. Manufacturer: Chessler Co., Baltimore, Md. Date Postmarked: Not…

https://flic.kr/p/qGQZty | Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Libby Hill, Richmond, Va. | Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,259 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

https://flic.kr/p/rngiss | Libby Hill Park, Richmond, Va. | Description: Libby Hill Park, also called Marshall Park, is at the eastern end of the city, and from its commanding eminence, a magnificent view of the James River, its islands and bridges, is obtained. Standing in the background, may be seen the impressive Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Manufacturer: Tuck & Sons' Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the ...

Matthew Fontaine Maury on Monument Avenue