Soldiers' Monument design, Pittsfield, ca. 1903
Contributed by Pittsfield Historical Society
A committee of representatives from the GAR Stephen Davis Post #11, the Woman's Relief Corps #16 and local citizens raised funds and selected, from numerous designs, the one submitted by C.E. Tayntor Granite Works of New York & Hallowell.
The winning design submission is a stylized painting of a Civil War soldier at parade rest, atop a granite base.
The monument was unveiled and dedicated concurrently with the Pittsfield Public Library on May 28, 1904, during a special Memorial Day observance.
- Title: Soldiers' Monument design, Pittsfield, ca. 1903
- Creator: C.E. Tayntor & Co.
- Creation Date: circa 1903
- Subject Date: circa 1903
- Town: Pittsfield
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions: 100.5 cm x 74.5 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Pittsfield Historical Society
114 Central Street, Pittsfield, ME 04967
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
Grand Army of the Republic
Monuments & memorials--Maine--Pittsfield
Woman's Relief Corps (U.S.). Department of Maine
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