The Resource Virginia monument at Gettysburg,, 1906-1917
- Virginia monument at Gettysburg,, 1906-1917
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- Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.) -- Monuments
- Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments
- United States
- Plans (drawings)
- Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 -- Monuments
- Monuments -- Pennsylvania
- State government records -- Virginia
- Sievers, Frederick William, 1872-1966
- Federal government records
- War memorials -- Pennsylvania
- Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments
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- These records were compiled by the Gettyburg National Military Park Commission and document the process of planning that led to the erection of the Virginia monument at Gettysburg in 1917. Included are correspondence between the National Military Park Commisssion, and the Virginia Gettysburg Commission, the Virginia Governor's office, the United States War Department, and the firm of monumental desginers. The monument of Robert E. Lee was designed and sculpted by Frederick William Sievers. Includes designs and plans of the statue
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- The Virginia Legislature appointed the Gettysburg Commission to select and recommend a design for a statue to be erected in Gettysburg to commemorate Virginian soldiers who participated in the Civil War engagements in July, 1863.
- Frederick William Sievers (1872-1966) was a prominent sculptor of Richmond, Virginia.
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