In the right side of the statue of President Washington you will find the monument to Zebulon Baird Vance
This character was a Confederate military officer
in the American Civil War
of North Carolina, and the United States senator
. Prolific writer, Vance became one of the most influential southern leaders of the Civil War and later periods.
Vance was the leader of the "New South" and he contributed to the rapid modernization of the economy of the South
, the expansion of the railroad
, the construction of schools
and the reconciliation with the North
Which object is Zebulon Vance’s left hand resting on?