OOS Sculpture

Colonel Robert L. McCook Monument

1878 / Leopold Fettweiss / Cincinnati

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Portrait bust of Colonel Robert L. McCook of British descent who commanded the German 9th Regiment during the Civil War.

Location: Washington Park, 1230 Elm St

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: Leopold Fettweiss, “Colonel Robert L. McCook Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/482.

Title

Colonel Robert L. McCook Monument

Description

Portrait bust of Colonel Robert L. McCook of British descent who commanded the German 9th Regiment during the Civil War.

Date

1878

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

482

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Located between the dog park and "The Porch" pavilion

Location Site

Location Street

1230 Elm St

Location Type

Media Base Depth

8 feet

Media Sculpture Height

4 feet

Media Sculpture Width

2 feet, 6 inches

Media Sculpture Depth

2 feet

Media Base Height

16 feet

Media Base Width

8 feet

Installation Date

1878

Materials

Inscription

Carved on base:
"Erected/Aug. 23, 1878/by the members of/9th Reg't/O.V.I./in honor of/Col. R.L. McCook"

Condition Notes

2021-07: face of bust worn/damaged