Monument to Confederate Dead

October 10, 2015 Civil War Profiles 1

  Monument to the Confederate Dead in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Designed by Charles H. Dimmock and completed in 1869, the ninety-foot tall pyramid is constructed of granite blocks quarried from the James River. 

Jackson, Thomas J.

Guiney Station

May 10, 2015 Civil War Profiles 0

Inside this outbuilding near Guiney Station, Virginia, Stonewall Jackson passed away from pneumonia at 3:15 pm on May 10, 1863. James Power Smith, Jackson’s former aide-de-camp, had the stone marker placed in 1903. 


Camp Chase Prison

March 31, 2015 Civil War Profiles 0

    Named after Secretary of the Treasury, Salmon P. Chase, and located four miles west of downtown Columbus, OH, Camp Chase started as a Union training facility in 1861. Converted into a prison camp […]

Jackson, Thomas J.

Remains of the “Marshall”

July 6, 2014 Civil War Profiles 0

Iron hull remains of the packet boat, Marshall, that transported Stonewall Jackson’s casket from Lynchburg to Lexington, VA in May 1863. The original boat was 90 feet long and 14 feet wide. The hull is […]

Lee, Robert E.

Robert E. Lee Death Mask

October 12, 2013 Civil War Profiles 0

The original death mask of Robert E. Lee was taken by American sculptor Clark Mills upon Lee’s death in Lexington, VA on October 12, 1870. This copy of the mask is on display at the […]

Jackson, Thomas J.

18th NC Regiment Flag

September 22, 2013 Civil War Profiles 0

Obverse and reverse of the flag carried by the 18th North Carolina Regiment at the battle of Chancellorsville on the night of May 2, 1863 when members of the unit accidentally wounded Lt. Gen. Thomas […]

Lee, Robert E.

Traveller’s Stable

September 8, 2013 Civil War Profiles 2

Brick stable behind the president’s house at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. It was built in 1869 for Robert E. Lee’s famous war horse, Traveller, while Lee was president of the then Washington […]

Jackson, Thomas J.

Stonewall Jackson Casket Flag

September 8, 2013 Civil War Profiles 4

The first produced model of the second National Flag of the Confederacy, as adopted in 1863. The flag was originally intended to fly over the capitol building in Richmond but was used instead to drape the casket […]