Civil War Era Studies
A broad sweeping portico looms behind the gay couple riding horses on a summer's afternoon. The man wears a brown coat and tall black top hat. The woman dresses in the finery of the turn-of-the-century. A hunting dog stands at attention as the horses stride across the plantation's spacious lawn. Back on the porch, a black "mammy" figure watches over a young girl. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Montgomery: The Murals in the Dome" (2011). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 218.