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    Civil War Monument, G.A.R., (sculpture).
    Artist: 
    Unknown, sculptor.
    Title: 
    Civil War Monument, G.A.R., (sculpture).
    Dates: 
    Dedicated 1901.
    Medium: 
    Figure: granite; Base: stone.
    Dimensions: 
    Figure: approx. 8 x 2 x 2 ft.; Base: approx. 25 x 15 x 15 ft.
    Inscription: 
    (Front of base, raised:) ROCK COUNTY 1901/DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF/HER SOLDIERS AND SAILORS/WAR OF THE REBELLION/1861--1865 unsigned
    Description: 
    A moustached, uniformed Civil War soldier stands at parade rest with both hands on the barrel of his rifle, the butt of which rests by his feet. He wears a visored cap, and a short cape over a knee-length coat. The soldier is mounted upon a tall, multitiered base with a long, column-like midsection. The lower section of the base is inscribed and stepped.
    Subject: 
    History -- United States -- Civil War
    Figure male -- Full length
    Occupation -- Military -- Soldier
    Dress -- Uniform -- Military Uniform
    Object Type: 
    Outdoor Sculpture -- Wisconsin -- Janesville
    Sculpture
    Owner: 
    Administered by City of Janesville, Parks Department, 18 North Jackson, Janesville, Wisconsin 53545
    Located 51 South Parker Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin
    Remarks: 
    Monument commemorates Civil War soldiers and sailors of Rock County, Wisconsin.
    References: 
    Save Outdoor Sculpture, Wisconsin survey, 1993.
    Illustration: 
    Image on file.
    Note: 
    The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
    Repository: 
    Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 970, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
    Control Number: 
    IAS WI000127
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