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Henry Morris Naglee - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 20.301 W 121° 53.433
10S E 598277 N 4132984
Quick Description: Henry Morris Naglee was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, and was an officer in the Mexican War and the Civil War. In private life he was a civil engineer, banker and vintner.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2009 8:39:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM7FPK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
Views: 5

Long Description:
This monument is a gift from Marie Naglee Robins to the people of San Jose in memory of her father, General Henry Morris Naglee (1815-1880), a citizen of San Jose and Brigadier General, United States Army. The plaque on the monument reads:


HENRY MORRIS NAGLEE
BRIGADIER GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS
LIEUTENANT COLONEL UNITED STATES ARMY
A CITIZEN OF SAN JOSE
BORN 1815 • SETTLED IN CALIFORNIA 1847 • DIED 1886

THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES
HIS SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY
IN THE MEXICAN AND CIVIL WARS
HIS PUBLIC SPIRIT IIN PROMOTING THE WELFARE
OF THIS CITY AND VALLEY
HIS LEADERSHIP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AND HIS EFFORTS TO SECURE COMMERCIAL FREEDOM
FOR THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA


TITLE: Henry Morris Naglee

ARTIST(S): Paul Philippe Cret, 1876-1945, sculptor

DATE: 1914, dedicated 1915

MEDIUM: Sculpture: bronze; Base: marble

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS CA000561

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
St. James Park in San Jose, California, at intersection of East St john Street and North 2nd Street


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
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