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Civl War Monument, Clinton, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 38° 22.228 W 093° 46.595
15S E 432162 N 4247206
Quick Description: This monument honors the soldiers of the Civil War.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2012 3:49:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMFB20
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 8

Long Description:
This monument is located in the Historic Downtown Clinton Square, which surrounds the Henry County Courthouse in downtown Clinton.

The statue is titled "They Stood Tall" and was created by sculptor Wayne Hyde from Bedford, PA in approximately 2002. The statue depicts 2 Civil War soldiers, holding percussion muskets. One soldier has "U.S." marked on his belt buckle while the other has "C.S.A." on his belt buckle. (One Union, one Confederate).

The text on the monument reads:
THEY STOOD TALL
This Memorial Made Possible by Lindon Q. Skidmore Foundation, William V. Sisney Chairman

C.A. & Peggy Smith, Collins, MO
Rick & Sarah Coale
Truman Lake Community Foundation
Julius & Sally Wall
Keith, Chad, Brooks Ross & Family
White-Miles Family
Russel & Helen Mann
Mann-Debold Family
Mayor A. J. Mann
Cleda Crawford Brooks


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This link is to a website with a list of Missouri Civil War Skirmishes, Battles, and Engagements: (visit link)
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/2002

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Organizations & individuals listed in main discription

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Other or General Civil War

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Related Website: [Web Link]

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