Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia

Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia

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Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 5900954 · View Source
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Monument. Located in the center of the Metairie Cemetery, Louisiana, is the Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia. Dedicated on May 10, 1881, the monument was erected in memory to the men of the Division of the Army of Northern Virginia, who served and died in the Civil War. The monument, made of white granite, rises fifty feet above the ground with a statue of General Stonewall Jackson on top and the inscription: "ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, LOUISIANA DIVISION," and "FROM MANASSAS TO APPOMATTOX, 1861 TO 1865." This is also the original burial site of Confederate States of America President, Jefferson Davis.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5900954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5900954, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .