Confederate Veteran April 1915
The April 1915 issue of the Confederate Veteran (. 23 No. 4) featured on the cover an image of the sculpture housed within the Confederate Woman's Monument. The first page of the issue contained a short piece, next to the announcment of the death of Mrs. Stonewall Jackson, about the monument:
The frontispiece for this number of teh Veteran is a reproduction of the group for the woman's monument in Jacksonville, Fla., completing that memorial, recently unveiled. The sculpture is by Allen G. Newman, of New York City. Of this work, Mr. Newman says:
"When the Greeks wished to honor a divinity, they made a statue of her and built a temple around it. The design of the monument to the women of the South, for which I have had the honor of furnishing the enshrined sculpture, has always suggested this sentiment to me, and I have approached the subject from this attitude of reverence.
"No matter what may be in store for her, and no matter to what heights she may attain in the future, the woman of the South will never be more forcefully presented than attired in the costume of the sixties, when she embraced and so splendidly rose to the opportunity to show her capabilities in an emergency, standing out as clean-cuit and glorious as when in quiter days she presided as chatelaine and lady to the home.
"So, in brief, the group represents the woman of the South instructing future generations as well as showing her the most privileged guardian of the home ties."
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