Richmond Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Dedicated to Confederate Soldiers and Sailors in Richmond, VA, the monument is a Doric column, standing in the city’s Libby Hill Park. Originally it had a bronze sculpture of a soldier on top, which was removed in 2020. In early 2022, the column was also dismantled and removed.
statue: William Ludwell Sheppard
30 May 1894
City of Richmond
Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument
/ Erected by the / Confederate Soldiers & Sailors / Monument Association / Anno Domini 1887-1894.
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Stone with bronze sculpture (removed 2020).
0m x 0m x 30.480000000000004m
city engineer: Wilfred Cutshaw
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Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association
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