OOS Sculpture

Fayette County Civil War Memorial

1905 / Creator Unknown / Washington Court House

Fayette Co civil war memorial photo1.jpeg

This bronze sculpture depicts a soldier in uniform, holding a rifle with the butt of the rifle resting on the ground by his proper right foot.

The statue was partially restored in 1995 and then underwent a complete restoration in 2007, after which it was mounted on its current granite pedestal. It is installed near the cemetery mausoleum; a Veterans Memorial stands nearby and serves as a site for memorial ceremonies.

Location: Washington Cemetery, 1741 Washington Ave

County

: Fayette

Citation

: “Fayette County Civil War Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 24, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2150.

Title

Fayette County Civil War Memorial

Description

This bronze sculpture depicts a soldier in uniform, holding a rifle with the butt of the rifle resting on the ground by his proper right foot.

The statue was partially restored in 1995 and then underwent a complete restoration in 2007, after which it was mounted on its current granite pedestal. It is installed near the cemetery mausoleum; a Veterans Memorial stands nearby and serves as a site for memorial ceremonies.

Date

1905

Subject

Source

Information about this sculpture was generously collected and supplied by members of the The Fayette County Historical Society.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2150

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

1741 Washington Ave

Location Type

Installation Date

ca. 1905

Materials

Inscription

Carved on base:
"Honoring those who served during the rebellion of 1861-1865"
Carved on base:
"It is believed that this statue/was placed in this cemetery/between 1905 and 1913./Following a partial/restoration in 1995 by Irene/Grim Looker, National/President of the Ladies of the/Grand Army of the Republic, it/was totally restored and/mounted on this granit/pedestal in 2007 by/Henry Casey Camp 92/Sons of Union Veterans of the/Civil War/Conservator/Eleftherios Karkadoulias"