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Moses Jacob Ezekiel collection, 1864-1974

Moses Ezekiel, New Market cadet, ca. 1866

Moses Ezekiel, New Market cadet, ca. 1866.

Virginia Military Institute Archives

Confederate Memorial in Arlington Cemetery

Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery.

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Location
American Jewish Archives (Cincinnati, Ohio) External Link
Background
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.
Contents
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)

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