Art: Vexed Venable

Stone Mountain, Georgia, is an awesome tidal wave of granite which rises above Atlanta. For more than twelve years various persons have schemed to carve upon its surface an overwhelming memorial to the South of the Civil War. General Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis were to ride in mighty panoply across the stony bluff, surrounded by acres of sculpture representing the Southern armies. From the plain below, children of unimagined generations would stare upward at these heroically chiseled warriors of ancient days. But...