Civil War Memorial

Artist: Lukeman, Augustus, 1871-1935, sculptor. Howe, George B., architect. Gorham Manufacturing Company, founder. Austin Ford and Son, contractor.
Date of creation/installation: Wednesday, January 1
Medium : Sculpture
Neighborhood: Magoun Square
93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA, Somerville (see map on right)

Other Titles: Memorial to Soldiers and Sailors, American Valor

1908. Dedicated May 31, 1909.

Medium: Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite.

Inscription: Augustus Lukeman 1908 (On front of base:) 1861 UNION 1865/TO THE/MEN/OF/SOMERVILLE/WHO SERVED THE UNION/ON/LAND AND SEA signed

A Union soldier marches with an angel walking behind him. The angel's right hand hovers protectively over his head and her left hand carries a flag. The soldier is dressed in an overcoat and with his right hand carries a rifle over his shoulder.