Old Abe, the American War Eagle, was the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War. Old Abe was in thirty-nine battles during the Civil War including Fredericktown, and the Siege of Vicksburg. Old Abe was not just a mascot, but became a patriotic symbol for the entire nation
The Confederate War Memorial in Dallas, Texas, is a monument commemorating those who fought on the Confederate side of the American Civil War, including four of its greatest leaders and to the cavalry, infantry, and naval forces. Surrounding the base are statues of General Robert E. Lee, General Stonewall Jackson, General Albert Johnston, and President Jefferson Davis.