OOS Sculpture

Civil War Soldier

circa 1906 / Rudolph F. Thiem / Hamilton

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The Butler County Soldiers, Sailor & Pioneers Monument is topped by a small temple-like structure supported by ten slender Corinithian columns. On the temple dome is a 3,500 pound, 14 foot, bronze statue of a young Civil War soldier. The statue (created by Rudolph Thiem, a Hamilton sculptor) is waving his cap victoriously in the air while standing on an exploded shell.

Location: Monument Park, 15 S Monument Ave

County

: Butler

Citation

: Rudolph F. Thiem, “Civil War Soldier,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 20, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/997.

Title

Civil War Soldier
Victory, The Jewel of the Soul (a.k.a. Billy Yank) #2

Description

The Butler County Soldiers, Sailor & Pioneers Monument is topped by a small temple-like structure supported by ten slender Corinithian columns. On the temple dome is a 3,500 pound, 14 foot, bronze statue of a young Civil War soldier. The statue (created by Rudolph Thiem, a Hamilton sculptor) is waving his cap victoriously in the air while standing on an exploded shell.

Date

circa 1906

Subject

Identifier

997

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Funds provided by

Provider Entity

general levy

Location Site

Location Street

15 S Monument Ave

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

14 feet

Installation Date

circa 1906

Materials