Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (Frankfort, KY)

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Title

Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (Frankfort, KY)

Subject

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

Description

The ten-foot limestone pillar was dedicated to 142 African American Soldiers from Franklin County, Kentucky who fought in the Civil War.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Kentucky Historical Society

Date

July 4, 1924

Contributor

Women’s Relief Corps No. 8 of the Grand Army of the Republic

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Green Hill Cemetery, Frankfort, KY, 40601, United States

Alternative Title

Colored Soldiers Monument

Has Part

Inscription on one side of the monument:

"In Memory of the Colored Soldiers Franklin County, Kentucky Who Fought in the Civil War 1861-1865.:

The other three sides of the monument list 142 African American soldiers’ names.

Extent

120 in. (304.8 cm.)

Medium

Limestone

Bibliographic Citation

Tim Talbott. "Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial." Kentucky Historical Society. Accessed January 23, 2019: https://explorekyhistory.ky.gov/items/show/191

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Collection

Tags

Citation

Unknown, “Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (Frankfort, KY),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed May 30, 2024, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1116.

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