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Equestrian Statue of General Charles Devens


Union

Standing in front of the Old Worcester County Courthouse, this monument depicts Worcester County’s only major general of the Civil War, Charles Devens, though it honours all men of the county who fought for the Union. Present at the dedication in July 1906 was soon-to-be President William H. Taft, who also made a brief address. The artist, Daniel Chester French, had designed Boston's Equestrian Statue of Joseph Hooker several years earlier.


Monument type:

Statue – equestrian

Artist:

Daniel Chester French

Dedication Date:

July 4, 1906

Address:

USA

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Conception Date:
November 1891
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Material:
Statue – bronze. Base – granite.
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Erected by:
The City of Worcester
Funded by:
The City of Worcester and town appropriations in Worcester County - $42,000
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