OOSI Sculpture

Civil War Soldiers' Monument

October 17th, 1871 / T S Jones / Pomeroy

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Statue of a Union soldier with rifle in hand seated on a stack of logs and looking off into the distance. It is mounted on a high stone base on a hillside beside the courthouse. Around the base of the statue are eight bronze plaques, the one to the front reading: In Memory of the Soldiers of Meigs County, 1861-1866. Their Country Asked Their Lives, Their Lives They Gave.

On the remaining seven panels are inscribed the names on the men and boys of Meigs County who gave their lives during the war.

Location: Corner of 2nd st. and Mulberry Ave.

County

: Meigs

Citation

: T S Jones, “Civil War Soldiers' Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed September 22, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1117.

Dublin Core

Title

Civil War Soldiers' Monument

Description

Statue of a Union soldier with rifle in hand seated on a stack of logs and looking off into the distance. It is mounted on a high stone base on a hillside beside the courthouse. Around the base of the statue are eight bronze plaques, the one to the front reading: In Memory of the Soldiers of Meigs County, 1861-1866. Their Country Asked Their Lives, Their Lives They Gave.

On the remaining seven panels are inscribed the names on the men and boys of Meigs County who gave their lives during the war.

Creator

Date

October 17th, 1871

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Corner of 2nd st. and Mulberry Ave.

Creation Date

06/01/1870