Confederate Monument - Gonzales, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 29° 30.129 W 097° 27.145
14R E 650009 N 3264619
Dedicated to the Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. Erected by the Gonzales Chapter No. 545 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the State of Texas.
Waymark Code: WMW8X9
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 07/26/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 4

A Confederate soldier stands in saluting position. He has a mustache and wears a military uniform with a cape and hat. His left hand is raised to his hat, while his right hand holds the barrel of a gun, the butt of which rests on the ground. The figure is mounted on a multi-tiered, inscribed shaft, placed in a circular planted setting.
TITLE: Confederate Monument

ARTIST(S): Frank Teich

DATE: 1910

MEDIUM: Granite

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS TX000581

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
414 St. Joseph Street Gonzales, TX A park in front of the Gonzales County Courthouse.


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