Civil War Era Studies
Over at Civil War Memory, Kevin Levin brought the community's attention to some installations placed on the fences surrounding a few of the statues along Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. The signs are a redress of sorts to the Confederate narrative told through granite, marble and bronze on the massive monuments. They highlight black citizens of Virginia who challenged the racist establishment of the state throughout its history. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Saturday Extra: Guerilla Civic Engagement on the Landscape" (2011). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 162.