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Maine Civil War Monuments

Lewiston

Town/County:  Lewiston/Androscoggin  
Location: Kennedy Park  
Type:  Soldier Materials: Bronze, granite
Date Erected: Date Dedicated: February 28, 1868
Maker/Sculptor: Franklin Simmons, sculptor; statue cast by the Ames Foundry, Chicopee, Massachusetts Source of Funding: $5,000
Principal inscriptions: We Lie Here In Obedience To/The Spirit of/Liberty  2nd Face:   Justice/Demanded The Sacrifice/We/Willingly Offered It  3rd Face:   In Our Death/Is/Freedom's Victory  4th Face:   The Republic's/The Ashes/Of/Her Defenders
References: Lewiston Evening Journal, February 28, 1868
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Current view

 

Stereo view by J.A. McFadden, c.1870

Post card, c.1920