It’s fitting these carved Italian statues are part of the Gibbes family mausoleum. One of the most important art museums in the US (Gibbes) was created and funded by the family as Charleston was being rebuilt after the Civil War.
This person lived in a most interesting time in history.
When born Charleston was the wealthiest city in the new US. However, they also witnessed the civil war which ravaged Charleston, also a large fire which burned the town. Somewhere in there was a yellow fever outbreak.