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Maine Civil War Monuments


Town/County:  Saco/York Name: Victory Crowning The Returned Soldier
Location: Eastman Park, Main Street, Elm Street and North Street  
Type:  Soldier Materials: Maine granite base, sheet copper with bronze finish statue
Date Erected: Date Dedicated: May 30, 1907
Maker/Sculptor: The W. H. Mullins Company, Salem, Ohio was the source of the statue, which is identical to the one made by the Mullins Company for Mercer, Pennsylvania Source of Funding: $2,600: $2,000 from an anonymous donor, $600 from the City of Saco
Principal inscriptions: "Erected to the Memory of the Country's Defenders 1775-1865"
References: Biddeford Weekly Journal, May 31, 1907; The Blue and the Gray, Statues in Stamped Copper and Bronze, W. H. Mullins Company, Salem, Ohio, 1913, pp. 40, 63; Ruth L. Silliker, The Rebel Yell & the Yankee Hurrah, Camden, 1985, pp. 15-16.
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Post card, c.1910