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Maine Civil War Monuments

Augusta

Town/County:  Augusta/Kennebec  
Location:  Monument Park, State and Grove Streets

 

Type:  Shaft with Classical Statue Materials: Granite, Bronze
Date Erected:  1882 Date Dedicated: September 21, 1882
Maker/Sculptor: Granite work by Hallowell Granite Company, Bronze work by National Art Foundry, New York. Designed by Maurice J. Power, New York Source of Funding:  Augusta Monument Association
Principal inscriptions:   In Honor/Of Her Heroic Sons Who Died/In The/War For The Union/And To Commend Their Example/To Succeeding Generations/This Monument Is Erected/By The/City of Augusta/A. D. 1881
References: Kennebec Journal, Augusta, September 27, 1882                                                                                                                
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Photograph by A.D. Bonney of Lewiston, 1882

Post card, 1910