HEROES: Jeff Davis Back

After an absence of 69 years, Jefferson Davis was last week ready to re-enter the U. S. Capitol as a representative of Mississippi. In heroic bronze he will take his place in Statuary Hall. Sculptor Henry Augustus Lukeman has finished the figure—erect, head high, eyes front, topcoat flowing from his shoulders, a pair of eyeglasses held loosely in his right hand—the President of the Confederacy entering an important situation with none of the air of a Lost Cause.

When, in 1908, Virginia sent General Robert E. Lee to Statuary Hall as one...

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