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Monuments

Wilton's Standing Soldier Monument


Located in the Town Square of Wilton, this monument was funded by E. W. Woodman G.A.R. Post, the Woman’s Relief Corps and the Citizens of Wilton. It was created by Lewiston Monumental Works and is dedicated to the Men of Wilton who served during the Civil War 1861-1865. The monument is made of granite and depicts a Union soldier standing at ease, it was erected in 1912 and dedicated in the same year.


Monument type:

Statue - standing soldier

Artist:

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Dedication Date:

September 1912

Address:

United States

Inscription:

In Honor of The/ Men of Wilton/ Who Braved Danger/ Endured Hardship / Faced Death To/ Preserve The/ Nation/ 1861-1865/ Erected By The E.W. Woodman/ Post W.R.C./ And Citizens/ Of Wilton/ 1912

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Material:
North Gray, Quincy granite
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Creator:
Lewiston Monumental works, J. P. Murphy, manager
Cost / Value:
Erected by:
Town of Wilton
Funded by:
$2,000, E.W. Woodman Post, Woman’s Relief Corps and Citizens of Wilton
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Entry Contributor(s):
Conall Treen