General Sherman Monument, The Plaza


The General Sherman Monument at the northern section of The Plaza (later Grand Army Plaza), Upper East Side, in Manhattan, with Central Park in the background. Photograph taken between 1903 and 1906, published by Detroit Publishing Co. Source: Library of Congress.

On the north side of Grand Army Plaza is a monument to Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820–1891) by the American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The Monument was unveiled on May 30, 1903. The monument depicts Sherman on his horse, Ontario, led by the allegorical figure of Victory, holding a palm frond as she leads Sherman to Union victory.



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General Sherman Monument, The Plaza






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