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Battery C, First Ohio Light Artillery Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
O'Connor, A.  Search this
Niehaus, Charles Henry 1855-1935  Search this
Designer:
Willard, A. M.  Search this
Founder:
Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company  Search this
Contractor:
E. F. Carr & Company  Search this
Medium:
Marker: granite; Relief plaque: bronze; Seal: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Ft. Oglethorpe Georgia 30742
Located Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Poe Road Ft. Oglethorpe Georgia
Date:
1894
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia survey, 1994.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, GA7386, 1989.
Image on file.
(Relief plaque on front of marker:) (Top right corner:) A. O'Connor Sculp (Top left corner:) A.M. Willard del (Bottom right corner:) CAST BY THE HENRY BONNARD BRONZE CO. N.Y. (Front of marker, raised and polished lettering:) BATTERY C/1ST OHIO LT. ARTILLERY (Front of base, raised lettering and polished lettering:) CROXTON'S BRIGADE, BRANNAN'S DIVISION/14TH ARMY CORPS (Seal on center front of base:) OHIO C.H. NIEHAUS (Bronze plaque on rear of marker: account of the battle) signed Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A bronze relief plaque portraying Civil War soldiers firing artillery pieces is mounted on the front of a granite marker topped with a artillery tube. The marker is mounted upon a rectangular, sloping base with the State of Ohio seal on the front. The bottom edge of the base is rough-edged.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
State of Being--Evil--War  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Architecture--Military--Battlefield  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000670
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339375