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Civil War Monument in New Philadelphia
Description: Caption on reverse reads: "Civil War monument of Major Henry Kaldenbaugh presented by him to Tuscarawas Co., comrades in the 51st Ohio Volunteer Infantry killed in action. New Philadelphia, O." This photograph shows the Civil War Monument presented by Major Henry Kaldenbaugh. In the background can be seen the World War I Doughboy memorial. Major Henry Kaldenbaugh served in the 51st infantry division in the Civil War, and left a bequest in his will for the construction of the monument to Union soldiers. The memorial is located on the corner of Broadway Street (Ohio Route 416) and High Avenue (Ohio Route 39) in New Philadelphia. Inscription reads: "Erected to my brave and gallant comrades of Tuscarawas County who fell in defense of our glorious Union, by a member of the 51st Ohio Vols. 1861 - 1865. Erected May 19, 1887. Presented by Major Henry Kaldenbaugh." Titled "Spirit of the American Doughboy" and "Copyrighted by E. M. Visquesney, Sculptor, Spencer, Indiana", this monument now stands in front of the Tuscarawas County Courthouse. It was erected in 1929 by the American Legion. The inscription reads: "In memory of the men and women of Tuscarawas County who served their country in the World War View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B09F10_056_1
Subjects: Monuments--Ohio; Memorials--Ohio; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments
Places: New Philadelphia (Ohio); Tuscarawas County (Ohio)