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Soldiers and Sailors Monument

  • Beacon Hill, United States
  • 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA, USA 
    Monument to the sailors and soldiers was erected in memory of the fallen soldiers during the Civil War. Installed it in Boston, Massachusetts, on the draft Irish sculptors brothers Millmor. The opening of the memorial was held in 1876. September 17, 1877 a monument was consecrated at the ceremony attended by 25,000 people.

    Figures of soldiers and sailors is on the rise. The monument is made in the form of a column of white granite in the neoclassical style. Its height of 40 meters, and the area of ​​the platform on which it is built, is 38 square meters. On the monument there is a bas-relief, which bronze consists of four signs. Each of them has its own meaning. The first symbolizes the care of soldiers at war, the second - the provision of medical care on the battlefield, the third reflects the Seamen's Union of the federal forces during the collision with the battleship "Virginia" and the fourth - the return after the war.

    At the top of the monument is the figure of a woman, known to all under the name of America. On his head a crown with thirteen stars. In his left hand the woman is the American flag, and the right - a wreath and a sword.
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