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Sculptor:
Miller, Ferdinand von II 1842-1929  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Shaft: Mount Airy granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Formerly located North Carolina State Capitol Raleigh North Carolina
Date:
Cornerstone laid May 20, 1894. Dedicated May 20, 1895. Removed June 19-21, 2020
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
State of North Carolina, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1978.
"Heroes & Heroines on Union Square," Raleigh, North Carolina: State Capitol Foundation, Inc., 1983, no. 9.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, NC0019, 1989, no. 9.
Monumental News, April, 1894, pg. 184.
First at Bethel - Last at Appomattox
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:
Three bronze figures representing Confederate infantry, cavlry, and artillery soldiers are installed on a tall granite staft, one figure at the top and the other two on opposite sides of the base.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75006509
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13770