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Civil War Monument

artist unknown

Pierre /  Civil War Monument   Pierre /  Civil War Monument


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


On two sides the same text:

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


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.



Location (N 44°21'49" - W 100°20'30")

Item Code: ussd60; Photograph: 21 October 2010
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