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Sculpture: pink limestone or Dinwiddie granite; Base: limestone, concrete or Dinwiddie granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by United Daughters of the Confederacy, Holston Chapter 735 Meadow Drive, P. O. Box 788 Marion Virginia 24354
Located Smyth County Courthouse Square Marion Virginia
Installed 1903. Dedicated July 4, 1904
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Virginia survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, VA0042, 1989.
Monumental News, March 1903, pg. 194.
Full-length figure of a Confederate soldier. He stands at parade rest. He wears a field uniform with a slouch hat. He holds a gun with both hands; the butt of the gun rests on the ground. A canteen hangs from his proper left belt and a blanket is slung over his proper left shoulder and tied at his proper right waist. A bayonet hangs beside his canteen and a haversack rests at mid-back. His proper right leg leans against a tree stump. The figure stands atop a limestone pedestal which rests on four rough-hewn steps. The seal of the state of Virginia is carved in bas-relief on the front of the pedestal; on the back is a bas-relief of the Battle Flag.
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Control number:
IAS VA000491
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums