Edwin Stanton Statue   Save
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Description: The engraved plaque on the front of the statue reads: "Edwin McMasters Stanton. Born in this city December 19, 1814. U.S. Attorney General 1860 1861. Secretary of War 1862 1868. U.S. Supreme Court 1869. Died December 24, 1869. Erected 1911." The Edwin M. Stanton Monument stands in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, at 301 Market Street. The 18 foot bronze likeness of Stanton, unveiled in 1911, was sculpted by Alexander Doyle of Steubenville. Photo taken between 1936-1943 by the Works Progress Administration View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B15F05_020_001
Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans; Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of Ohio; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869--Statues' Doyle, Alexander, 1857-1922
Places: Steubenville (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio)