Moses Jacob Ezekiel collection, 1864-1974
Moses Ezekiel, New Market cadet, ca. 1866.
Virginia Military Institute Archives
Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
- American Jewish Archives (Cincinnati, Ohio)
- Moses Jacob Ezekiel (1844-1917) served as a soldier with the Confederate Army. A skilled sculptor, Ezekiel (who was Jewish) would use his talents to craft statues and memorials honoring those who died during the Civil War. He designed the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery and others at Virginia Miltary Institute and the West Virginia State Capitol.
- The collection documents the life and career of Ezekiel. It contains originals and photocopies of Ezekiel's personal papers including his correspondence (1866-1917); writings, photographs of many of Ezekiel's works, biographies, genealogies of the Ezekiel family, memorial tributes, and newspaper clippings.
(See the NUCMC catalog record)