Soldiers Memorial (Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO)

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Title

Soldiers Memorial (Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Men--United States Colored Troops
Associations--Military
American Midwest
Public art
Public sculpture
Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative sculpture

Description

The monument depicts the members of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantry who, in 1866, founded Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO. The work includes two soldiers and Capt. Foster, their white commander, who all are shown atop a pedestal. Another soldier, placed behind the main sculptural group, assists other soldiers as they ascend the pedestal. On the base of the pedestal is a bas relief group of soldiers.

Creator

Dwight, Ed

Source

Lincoln University

Date

Dedicated: 2007

Contributor

Lincoln University

Rights

Lincoln University

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

820 Chestnut St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, United States

Has Part

Inscription on base:

"Dedicated to the Officers and Soldiers of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries."

Medium

Bronze

Bibliographic Citation

"Soldiers’ Memorial at Lincoln University, Missouri." Jubilo! Emancipation Century. Accessed January 21, 2019:https://jubiloemancipationcentury.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/soldiers-memorial-at-lincoln-university-missouri/

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Tags

Citation

Dwight, Ed, “Soldiers Memorial (Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 25, 2020, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1102.

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