Group Offers a Life-Size Homage to Confederate President

AP, June 17, 2008

The American Civil War Center is weighing a $100,000 gift to its interactive Richmond education center.

The gift is a bronze likeness of Confederate President Jefferson Davis being cast by Lexington sculptor Gary Casteel. The offer comes from the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

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Center officials and representatives of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will discuss the offer on Tuesday. No immediate decision is expected.

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