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Jeff Davis Highway, begun 1913 shown above - Old marker for Jefferson Davis Highway in Gretna, LA. It was a planned transcontinental highway in the US in the 1910s and 1920s that began in D.C. and extended south and west to San Diego, CA; it was named for Jefferson Davis, President of the CSA , also a U.S. Congressman and Secretary of War. Because of unintended conflict between the National Auto Trail movement & federal government, it is unclear whether it became what it was sppd to!

Jeff Davis Highway, begun 1913 shown above - Old marker for Jefferson Davis Highway in Gretna, LA. It was a planned transcontinental highway in the US in the 1910s and 1920s that began in D.C. and extended south and west to San Diego, CA; it was named for Jefferson Davis, President of the CSA , also a U.S. Congressman and Secretary of War. Because of unintended conflict between the National Auto Trail movement & federal government, it is unclear whether it became what it was sppd to!

2004 Jewish Confederate Richmond This memorial is located near the 90-foot Confederate Memorial Pyramid. The inscription on the memorial reads:  1861 – 1865 “Shemang Yisroel, Adoney Elohainoo Adonoy, Achod!”  "Hear, O Isreal in blessed and eternal memory of the South’s Sons and daughters of Abraham, upon the battlefiled and home front in Dixie’s Land they gave all to the cause of the Confederacy."

2004 Jewish Confederate Richmond This memorial is located near the 90-foot Confederate Memorial Pyramid. The inscription on the memorial reads: 1861 – 1865 “Shemang Yisroel, Adoney Elohainoo Adonoy, Achod!” "Hear, O Isreal in blessed and eternal memory of the South’s Sons and daughters of Abraham, upon the battlefiled and home front in Dixie’s Land they gave all to the cause of the Confederacy."

1914 Memorial to Confederate Women - Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia The…

1914 Memorial to Confederate Women - Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia The…

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm.  Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm. Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

Richmond Monuments ‏@RVAStatues 11 Nov 2015 Marker for Navy Yard of the Confederate States in Shockoe Bottom #RVA

Richmond Monuments ‏@RVAStatues 11 Nov 2015 Marker for Navy Yard of the Confederate States in Shockoe Bottom #RVA

Grave Marker- John Tyler - Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. http://thefuneralsource.org/trad0901.html

Grave Marker- John Tyler - Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. http://thefuneralsource.org/trad0901.html

Then and Now: Pickett's charge at Gettysburg http://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Friend-Civil-Cornelia-Hancock/dp/0982809301/ref=la_B003P9L25K_1_1?s=booksie=UTF8qid=1404396319sr=1-1

Then and Now: Pickett's charge at Gettysburg http://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Friend-Civil-Cornelia-Hancock/dp/0982809301/ref=la_B003P9L25K_1_1?s=booksie=UTF8qid=1404396319sr=1-1

April 14, 1865  U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.

April 14, 1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.

The monument of the first shot fired during the Battle of Gettysburg. The first day of fighting involved around 50,000 soldiers and an estimated 15,500 were killed, wounded, captured or missing. The first day of the Battle of Gettysburg is ranked as the 12th bloodiest battle during the Civil War. It had more causalities than Bull Run and Franklin battles combined.

The monument of the first shot fired during the Battle of Gettysburg. The first day of fighting involved around 50,000 soldiers and an estimated 15,500 were killed, wounded, captured or missing. The first day of the Battle of Gettysburg is ranked as the 12th bloodiest battle during the Civil War. It had more causalities than Bull Run and Franklin battles combined.

1955 Anonymous FitHugh Lee Monmt, Richmond WHAT: “Fitzhugh Lee” monument in Monroe Park in downtown Richmond, Virginia.  LOCATION: Monroe Park is bordered by Franklin, Belvidere, Main and Laurel streets in the Fan District.  ARTIST: Unknown.  DEDICATION: April 21, 1955.  DESCRIPTION: A white stone cross 6-foot high memorializing General Fitzhugh Lee’s efforts as a Commander of the 7th Army Corps USA 1898-1899. Erected by the 7th Army Corps Veterans Association and Auxiliary.

Fitzhugh Lee monument in Monroe Park

1955 Anonymous FitHugh Lee Monmt, Richmond WHAT: “Fitzhugh Lee” monument in Monroe Park in downtown Richmond, Virginia. LOCATION: Monroe Park is bordered by Franklin, Belvidere, Main and Laurel streets in the Fan District. ARTIST: Unknown. DEDICATION: April 21, 1955. DESCRIPTION: A white stone cross 6-foot high memorializing General Fitzhugh Lee’s efforts as a Commander of the 7th Army Corps USA 1898-1899. Erected by the 7th Army Corps Veterans Association and Auxiliary.

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