Civil War Memorial - Wilmington, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 42° 52.072 W 072° 52.315
18T E 673830 N 4748338
Quick Description: This Civil War memorial of a Union soldier statue is located on the grounds of the Pettee Memorial Library in Wilmington, Vermont, USA.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2010 9:14:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMA3VY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
"Wilmington's red brick Pettee Library building on South Main Street was built in the Classical Revival style. Its front entrance, a classic portal with Ionic columns and a heavy oak-paneled door topped by a fanned window, is guarded by a sculpted Union soldier on the front lawn."

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"Standing figure of a soldier, facing west, wearing a uniform consisting of a long coat, a cape buttoned at the top and a cap. The moustached figure holds a rifle with both hands by the barrel. The butt of the gun rests in front of his proper left foot. His proper right foot is forward and bent at the knee. He stands in front of a tree stump."

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The inscription on the statue's base reads as follows:

In Memory Of
Our Country’s
Defenders.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1900

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Town of Wilmington

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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