The American Volunteer, aka The American Soldier

The American Volunteer, aka The American Soldier

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; photograph by Butler; printed on verso "Photo. by Butler, Westerly. / James W. Pollett, Sculptor. / Antietam Colossal Granite Statue. / Sculptured at Batterson's Quarry, Westerly, R.I. / Weight, 30 Tons. Hight [sic], 21 1/2 Feet. Gun, 18Feet. Shoe, 3 Feet."; monument aka The American Volunteer, The American Soldier, Private Soldier Monument and nicknamed 'Old Simon'; image of a colossal statue of a Civil War Statue; man in military uniform standing next to statue; buildings in background
Object Name
date made
ca 1876
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Westerly
associated place
United States: Maryland, Sharpsburg, Antietam National Battlefield Site
United States: Maryland, Sharpsburg
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Civil War
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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