General Longstreet

at 2482 × 2592 in Gettysburg | Leave a comment

For most of the equestrian statues at Gettysburg, two raised hooves signify that the rider was killed, one raised hoof that the rider was wounded, and if all four hooves are on the ground, the rider was unharmed in the battle. But General James Longstreet of the Confederate Army was neither killed nor wounded, so his statue, erected in 1998, breaks the pattern.

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