Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Pierre
South Dakota

E Wells Avenue / S Court Place

Civil War Monument

(artist?)
1918

Pierre /  Civil War Monument   Pierre /  Civil War Monument

Description

Granite statue of a prototypical Union soldier, in military dress, with musket in hand on a high column.

Inscription(s)

On two sides the same text:

erected 1918
by the state
of
south dakota
in honor of
the defenders
of our nation

Annotation

The soldier statue is almost identical to a lot of other civil war memorials. For the statue in Bronx the sculptor's name John Grignola (1861-1912) is given.

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 44°21'49" - W 100°20'30")

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Item Code: ussd60; Photograph: 21 October 2010
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