United States Colored Troops National Monument ( Madison, TN)

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Title

United States Colored Troops National Monument ( Madison, TN)

Subject

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

Description

The life-sized bronze statue of a single black soldier honors the contributions of the over 20,000 African American men from Tennessee who served in the Union Army.

Creator

Butler, Roy W.

Source

Photographs by Renée Ater

Date

Dedication: February 18, 2006

Contributor

African American Cultural Alliance of Nashville United; Association for Black Veterans; Creative Artists of Tennessee

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Nashville National Cemetery, 1420 Gallatin Pike S, Madison, TN 37115, United States

Has Part

Inscription on base:

"In Memory of the 20,133 who served as United States Colored Troops in the Union Army Dedicated 2003"

Extent

108 in. (274.32 cm.)

Medium

Bronze

Bibliographic Citation

Alan Skerrett, Jr. "US Colored Troops Memorial in Nashville, TN." Jubilo! The Emancipation Century. Accessed January 22, 2019: https://jubiloemancipationcentury.wordpress.com/2011/04/25/us-colored-troops-memorial-in-nashville-tn/

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Physical Dimensions

108 in. (274.32 cm.)

Tags

Citation

Butler, Roy W., “United States Colored Troops National Monument ( Madison, TN),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 25, 2020, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1107.

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