Statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith.

Statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/255269
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Title

  • Statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith.

Image Number

  • RC08232

Year

  • Not before 1922

Series Title

General Note

  • Created by Florida sculptor C. A. Pillars. Located at the National Statuary Hall Collection, Washington, D.C.

    Biography Note

  • General Smith was born on May 16, 1824. A native of St. Augustine, who at Galveston on June 2, 1865 surrendered the last confederate force. A West Point graduate, he had in 8 battles of the Mexican War, and been wounded in Indian fighting before resigning to enter the Confederate service in 1861. He commanded the Transmississippi Department, consisting of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Indian territory so independently that it was called "Kirby Smithdom." Died on March 28, 1893.

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 9 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 02374.

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