OOS Sculpture

Spirit of the American Doughboy

1931 / E. M. Viquesney / Gallipolis

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Life-sized statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand. Inscribed, "Dedicated to the memory of the valiant sons of Gallia County who served in the World War 1917 - 1918. Erected by American Legion Auxiliary to Lafayette Post No. 27 May 30, 1931. 'Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.' St. John 15:13"

More information can be found at the Doughboy Searcher entry.

Location: Gallipolis City Park, 1st Ave, facing river

County

: Gallia

Citation

: E. M. Viquesney, “Spirit of the American Doughboy,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 30, 2020, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1666.

Dublin Core

Title

Spirit of the American Doughboy

Description

Life-sized statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand. Inscribed, "Dedicated to the memory of the valiant sons of Gallia County who served in the World War 1917 - 1918. Erected by American Legion Auxiliary to Lafayette Post No. 27 May 30, 1931. 'Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.' St. John 15:13"

More information can be found at the Doughboy Searcher entry.

Creator

Date

1931

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Gallipolis City Park

Location Street

1st Ave, facing river

Creation Date

1931