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Hamilton  Search this
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Keller & Brown  Search this
Sculpture: bronze; Base: limestone
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by City of Fort Wayne Parks Department 705 East State Boulevard Fort Wayne Indiana 46805
Located Lawton Park Spy Run Avenue at Tennessee Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana
Dedicated April 20, 1893
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, IN0042, IN5023, 1989.
Monumental News, Nov. 1894, pg. 550, 554
SOS Assessment Award, 1998.
A figure of a bearded Union Civil War soldier dressed in military uniform kneels on his proper left knee. He holds a rifle with his proper left hand, barrel facing upward, the butt resting near his proper right foot. He holds a cap out to his side with his proper right hand. Behind the soldier is a figure of Lady Liberty standing dressed in flowing robes, holding a raised, partially unfurled flag with her proper left hand. In her proper right hand she holds a laurel wreath out over the soldier's head. Behind the female figure is a cannon mounted on wheels. The upper section of the base is decorated with carved eagles, the Indiana State seal, the seal of the City of Fort Wayne, and the G.A.R. medal.
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Liberty  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Object--Other--Wreath  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000321
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums