Norfolk Confederate Monument Logo
 Norfolk Confederate Monument about 1907

1907 Standard Bearer.

Confederate Monument Will Be Unveiled in Norfolk May 30th.
[special to The Times-Dispatch.]
NORFOLK. VA., April 30. - The Couper statue has been placed in position on the Confederate monument at Commercial Place und Main Street. The statue faces the north. It is a genuine work of art, of heroic size, representing a Confederate standard-bearer, with sword In his right hand, and a flagstaff, with flag, ln his left. It will be unveiled on May 30th at the Memorial Day exercises of Pickett-Buchanan Camp, Confederate Veterans, by Mrs. James Y. Leigh.

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

Times Dispatch, Number 17547, 1 May 1907.