OOSI Sculpture

Union Cemetery Civil War Memorial

1869 / Creator Unknown / Steubenville

Civil War Monument of Union Cemetery 2.jpg

This Civil War monument is located in the Union Cemetery in Steubenville, Ohio. It is situated on a hill and surrounded by several graves in a radial pattern.

The tall column of the monument is flanked by a Union soldier holding a gun pointed upwards with his hands on the barrel and the stock resting on the ground (left) and a Union seaman leaning against a ship's anchor with his proper right arm resting on top of it (right.) The monument is topped with an eagle grasping a short blade sitting on a rock.

The base of the memorial is inscribed:

To The
Deceased Soldiers And Sailors
Of
Jefferson County Ohio
Who Served In The
Union Army And Navy
During The
Great War For The Suppression Of
The Rebellion
From 1861 To 1865

Erected By The Loyal Citizens Of
Jefferson County Ohio
A.D. 1869

Location: Century Road

County

: Jefferson

Citation

: “Union Cemetery Civil War Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed September 22, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1536.

Dublin Core

Title

Union Cemetery Civil War Memorial

Description

This Civil War monument is located in the Union Cemetery in Steubenville, Ohio. It is situated on a hill and surrounded by several graves in a radial pattern.

The tall column of the monument is flanked by a Union soldier holding a gun pointed upwards with his hands on the barrel and the stock resting on the ground (left) and a Union seaman leaning against a ship's anchor with his proper right arm resting on top of it (right.) The monument is topped with an eagle grasping a short blade sitting on a rock.

The base of the memorial is inscribed:

To The
Deceased Soldiers And Sailors
Of
Jefferson County Ohio
Who Served In The
Union Army And Navy
During The
Great War For The Suppression Of
The Rebellion
From 1861 To 1865

Erected By The Loyal Citizens Of
Jefferson County Ohio
A.D. 1869

Date

1869

Subject

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Street

Century Road