CONFEDERATE IMAGE OF THE MONTH
Gen. Custis Lee, Gen. Robert E. Lee and Col. Walter Taylor
seen in 1865 in Richmond, Va.
|Major Richard W. "Dick" Dowling, hero of the Battle|
of Sabine Pass, Texas, Sept. 8, 1863. He and the his
fellow heroes of the Jefferson Davis Guard, Co. F,
1st Texas Heavy Artillery, defeated an armada of
Federal navy gunboats and transports and 5,000
invasion troops. Dowling and his 42 men were
able to save Houston and Beaumont from the horrors
of invasion and destruction, which was the fate of
many Southern cities and towns in the War for
(Copy Print, M.D. Jones Collection)
Private Thomas D. Hilliard and Corporal John Hilliard, brothers
Company C, 12th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Thomas was killed
May 19, 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia.
(Liljenquist Family Collection, Library of Congress)
|The magnificent General Robert E. Lee Monument pulled down by the Anti-Confederate|
New Orleans political bosses under the cloak of darkness by their masked henchmen, May 2017.
|Unidentified Louisiana Confederate officer, as indicated|
on his La. Pelican belt buckle. The gold braid on his sleeve
indicates he is an officer.
(Liljenquist Family collection, Library of Congress)