Browsing All posts tagged under »Dr. Thomas B. Amiss«

A Confederate monument… and keeping the peace in one community

January 5, 2009 by


In the early 1900s, many Confederate veterans of Page County, Virginia (most of whom were probably members of the Rosser-Gibbons Camp, U.C.V.) decided to erect a monument to the memory of the county’s Confederate soldiers. Up to that time, “The Confederate Heroes Monument” was the sole Confederate monument standing in Luray. Sculpted by Herbert Barbee, […]


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