Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument Baltimore 1910.jpg
The monument in 1910
Artist Frederick Ruckstull
Year 1902 (1902)
Medium Bronze sculpture
Location Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Owner City of Baltimore
Pedestal after the removal of the monument

The Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument was installed in Baltimore, in the U.S. state of Maryland.[1] The money for the monument was raised by the Maryland Daughters of the Confederacy privately and commissioned a sculptor from New York, F. Wellington Ruckstuhl. The statue shows Glory supporting a fallen soldier, his standard lowered but her wrath of History held high, the inscription at the base of the monument reads, "GLORIA VICTIS", meaning "Glory to the Vanquished". The monument was dedicated on May 2, 1903,[2] the monument was removed in August 2017.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Prudente, Tim. "Confederate monument in Baltimore drenched with red paint". Baltimore Sun. 
  2. ^ kelly, Cindy (3 May 2011). Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore: A Historical Guide to Public Art in the Monumental City. JHU Press. p. 181. 
  3. ^ Miller, Hayley (16 August 2017). "Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 of Its Confederate Statues Overnight". Huff Post. 
  4. ^ Grierson, Jamie (16 August 2017). "Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night". The Guardian. 

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Coordinates: 39°18′32″N 76°37′21″W / 39.308783°N 76.622455°W / 39.308783; -76.622455