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Greenfield Soldiers' Monument


Located in the town common, the Soldiers’ Monument honours the 50 Greenfield men who were killed in action during the Civil War. Artist James G. Batterson’s study of Egyptology is noticeable in the design of the granite column, which is topped by a bronze Eagle defending its nest against the serpents of secession and copperheads.


Monument type:

Victory column

Artist:

James Goodwin Batterson

Dedication Date:

October 6, 1870

Address:

UK

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Conception Date:
c.1869
Opening Date:
Material:
Eagle - bronze. Column - granite.
Size:
0m x 0m x 8.382m
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Cost / Value:
Erected by:
The Town of Greenfield
Funded by:
The Town of Greenfield - $8902 (with $7000 going to the artist)
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