Seventh Regiment Memorial of 1861-1865
West Drive at around 69th Street
This sculpture by John Quincy Adams Ward was donated by the Seventh Regiment National Guard, State of NY and dedicated in 1870 to the memory of the 58 members of the Seventh Regiment killed in the American Civil War. The sculpture was cast in Philadelphia by R. Wood & Company and is installed on a pedestal by Richard Morris Hunt.
In honor of the members of the
Seventh Regiment N.G.S. N.Y.
fifty-eight in number
who gave their lives in
defense of The Union
Erected by the
National Guard S. N.Y.
Pro Patria et Gloria
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