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(Monument at the Hinds County Courthouse), (sculpture)

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Hibbard, Frederick Cleveland 1881-1950  Search this
Teich, Frank 1856-1939  Search this
American Bronze Company  Search this
Figure and plaque: bronze; Base: pink and gray granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by Hinds County Maintenance Department of Hinds County Courthouse Hinds County Courthouse Raymond Mississippi 39154
Located Hinds County Courthouse West, front yard Raymond Mississippi 39154
Dedicated April 29, 1908
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Mississippi survey, 1992.
"Raymond (Miss.) Monument," Confederate Veteran 16 (Sept. 1908): pg. 441-442.
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS), April 30, 1908.
Hinds County Gazette (Raymond, MS), April 30, 1908.
A Confederate soldier standing at parade rest. He wears a uniform which includes a soft "campaign" hat. He holds the barrel of a rifle in both hands. The butt of the rifle rests on the plinth in front of his proper right foot. His bedroll is slung across his shoulder and cinched together on his proper right hip. On his proper left hip is a pack, probably containing ammunition. The statue stands upon a granite cube approx. 26 x 24 x 24 inches. Sculpted into the granite cube: on the front or west side, a cannon and cannon balls representing the Confederate artillery. On the south side, anchors honoring the navy. On the east front, crossed swords representing the Confederate navy. On the north front, crossed muskets and a soldier's hat. At eye level on the granite shaft, a bronze plaque which pictures a wounded soldier sitting on the ground under a tree and being supported by a woman, who is giving him a drink from a canteen.
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Detail  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
State of Being--Illness--Wound  Search this
Occupation--Medicine--Nurse  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAS MS000028
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums