OOS Sculpture

Defiance Civil War Memorial

1886-07-04 / Creator Unknown / Defiance

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Civil War soldier dressed in Union uniform stands with both hands grasping the muzzle of a rifle which rests on the ground.

Location: Riverside Cemetery, 1417 S. Clinton Street

County

: Defiance

Citation

: “Defiance Civil War Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 8, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2118.

Title

Defiance Civil War Memorial

Description

Civil War soldier dressed in Union uniform stands with both hands grasping the muzzle of a rifle which rests on the ground.

Date

1886-07-04

Subject

Source

Correspondence with the Director of Education at the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2118

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

1417 S. Clinton Street

Location Type

Materials

Inscription

The upper section of the base reads,
"Fort Donelson, Tenn. Feb. 14, 15 & 16, 1862"/
"Shiloh, Tenn. April 6 & 7, 1862"/
"Corinth. Miss. Oct. 3, 1862"/
"Stone River, Tenn. Dec. 31, 1862"
The lower section of the base reads,
" Erected & Dedicated to the Memory of the Soldiers & Sailors of Defiance Co., Ohio July 4, 1886"/
"Rededicated May 17, 1997"
The plaque attached to a rock in front of the base reads,
"In appreciation to those veterans, veterans organizations, civic groups, and distinguished citizens whose labors and financial support made possible the rededication of this memorial on May 17, 1997"/
"To care for him who has born the battle..."/
"Abraham Lincoln"