General George Washington on horseback inspires his men to final victory. At his left is mortally wounded General Mercer [who was ubiquitous in our trip to Fredericksburg, VA the previous weekend]. The monument was designed by Thomas Hastings, sculpted by Frederick McMonnies, and unveiled in 1922 by President Warren Harding. [read more…]
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Took a night tour of the Washington monuments and memorials with hardly a moment to set up my tripod before I had to run off after the group in the dark.