Norfolk Confederate Monument Logo
 Norfolk Confederate Monument plan and picture about1907

Pickett - Buchanan Camp Confederate Veterans

Signing Monument Contract

Norfolk, VA August 12th 1898

A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Monument Committee was held this day.

W. H. Taylor chairman
B. D. Loyall, Rev. B. D. Tucker, T. R. Borland, & Washington Taylor.

The meeting was called to order by the chairman and Col. Washington Taylor requested to act as secretary.

The contract submitted by the Couper Marble works to erect the monument was read, corrected, and approved and the chairman was directed to sign the same on behalf of our camp and the said with the design and specifications with our records.

On motion adjourned

Historic Documents related to the monument

1895 Monument of Peace, 1895 Kirmess, 1897 Raising Money, Report of the Committee on Monument, Board of Trustees, Monument Approval, Communication from City Treasurer, Signing Monument Contract, 1899 Ground Braking, 1899 Plans For Laying The Corner Stone, 1899 Laying The Corner Stone, 1902 History of the Monument, 1907 Standard Bearer, 1907 Memorial Day

Source of Information

Picket - Buchanan Camp of Confederate Veterans minute book 1898

in the collection of  

Jean Outland Chrysler Library, 

Room 1003, Barry Arts Building, 4600 Monarch Way, Norfolk, Va. 23508, (757) 664-6205.