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Monumental Cenotaph in Memoryop Gen. Stonewall Jackson.

--We lately examined a very chaste piece of architectural work of art, built by that talented young artist, Mr. T J Mott, of the firm of Scrimshaw & Mott, News Deslers, Frederick street. It is designed as a Monumental Cenotaph for General Stonewall Jackson, the hero of the Confederate army, who fell in the battle of Chancellorsville, May 2d, 1863 It is composed entirely of shells taken from the seashore of the Dahama Islands, and from the shores of Dizle. The following are the measurements of this beautiful work of art, together with the mottoes and devices:

‘ The base of the monument is three feet square — the bottom of the shaft contains four arches, with the tomb in the centre. Next above the bottom of the shaft are four handsome panels, each bearing different inscriptions, viz: on the first panel are two Confederate flag crossed, with the General's motte.--

’ "Do your duty and leave the rest to Providence !" and his last words:

"It is all right"

on the second panel appears his epitaph:
to the Memory
General Stonewall Jackson,
who fell at
May 2d, 1863

on the third panel are the names of some of the principal battles he was engaged in, viz:

The letters are beautifully worked in shells.

On the fourth panel are some words of enlugism surmounted with a row of stars:

* * * * * * * * *

‘ "Bulwark of the Field,
A Host his presence--
And his arm a shield !"

"As he lived — he died — gloriously !"

The base and main body is four and a half feet high, and is surmounted with a spire four feet high, the whole crowned with a cross six inches high, making the entire structure nine feet. The shells are put on with water proof cement, which becomes harder as it advances in age.

It is designed that this work of art should he disposed of by subscription, and the artist having in this manner been remunerated, the cenotaph itself is to be presented to the Confederate Government by the subscribers.

This is not only the largest but the handsomest piece of shell work of its kind ever executed in the Bahamas, which is so justly celebrated for the beauty of its shell work, We would recommend those who feel any curiosity on the subject to call and inspect it.

We presume that the sons of the South who side at Nassau will be glad to subscribe to the fund for its purchase and presentation to the Confederate Government Mr Mott deserves great praise for the labor spent on it, and his lasts as an artist is amply displayed. We understand that he was four months engaged on it--Nassau, (N P,) Paper,

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