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Soldiers' Monument

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 7 January 2019 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Erected in Grant Park in Galena, Illinois, Soldiers' Monument is inscribed with the following:

"To the Soldiers of Jo Daviess County who served in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865"

There are circular tablets cut in high relief on each face of the obelisk. The reliefs depict General Grant, General Rawlins, the American Shield, and a soldier's cap resting on a pair of crossed bayonets. On each face of the obelisk there is a list of the names of Jo Daviess County soldiers who served in the Civil War, which totaled over 400 men.

Photo captured October 15, 2018.

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Ginnie from Netherlands

It's a beauty, Steven, and one that will surely stay without offence.

7 Jan 2019 5:53am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Very stunnig...

7 Jan 2019 6:00am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful obelisk and tribute of soldiers.

7 Jan 2019 6:11am

Marcel P. from Wallonie picarde, Belgium

un hommage rendu

7 Jan 2019 6:17am

Martine Girard from brest, France

Bel hommage pour ces soldats.

7 Jan 2019 6:26am

claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Bel hommage ..Merci !

7 Jan 2019 6:57am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice and elegant sujet!

7 Jan 2019 7:24am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

bel hommage à ces soldats
JP

7 Jan 2019 8:19am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Touching they are so remembered . .

7 Jan 2019 8:35am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Un bel hommage, et j'aime bien la charrette également.
Bonne journée Steven

7 Jan 2019 8:54am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

qui n'est pas une charrette d'ailleurs ;-)

7 Jan 2019 8:54am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle recherche

7 Jan 2019 9:02am

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Always remember that when you look at it.
Thanks for the story you told me about this monumental.

7 Jan 2019 9:47am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice

7 Jan 2019 9:50am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Belle hommage et beau cadrage.

7 Jan 2019 10:03am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

an excellent diptych. The two views are so different

7 Jan 2019 10:54am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent images of these monuments.

7 Jan 2019 11:03am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Nice composition.
Happy New year!

7 Jan 2019 1:02pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like seeing it both close up and in place. Lovely light and details

7 Jan 2019 1:59pm

willy from Belgium

un bel hommage avec ce monument impressionant Steven

superbe photographie !

7 Jan 2019 2:04pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A noble tribute

7 Jan 2019 2:16pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A wonderful tribute and I like your dual frame presentation.

7 Jan 2019 2:22pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks so impressive..a Great tribute too!

7 Jan 2019 3:54pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine two pictures of this monument. The description is essential to appreaite the monuments.

7 Jan 2019 4:13pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful images of this impressive monument.

7 Jan 2019 4:51pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb photos to describe these monuments . So it’s a tribute to the southern soldiers in the secession war...

7 Jan 2019 5:35pm

@Mhelene: Northern soldiers, actually.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice presentation with two views of the monument.

7 Jan 2019 5:49pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

respect..

7 Jan 2019 6:53pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Un beau monument en hommage à ces soldats

7 Jan 2019 7:33pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

i particularly like the image on the right

7 Jan 2019 7:48pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Lest we forget.

7 Jan 2019 9:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a beautiful monument and lovely tribute. It looks like a very peaceful place.

8 Jan 2019 2:01am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Beautiful Monuments, Steven ;-)

8 Jan 2019 3:51am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

two nice views of this monument

8 Jan 2019 4:37am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec le petit canon quelle vue et hommage quel monument effilé splenide
Belle journée
Nicou

8 Jan 2019 5:41am

Sam from Chennai, India

Great tribute and excellent images. :)

8 Jan 2019 2:06pm

Remus from Portugal

It's important that the memory is not forgotten.

8 Jan 2019 5:04pm