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General Edward Fowler map_it

Brooklyn

Read a history from Parks’HistoricalSigns Project.This text can be found posted within the park.

Location:
Fowler Square: Lafayette Avenue, Fulton Street, South Elliott Place
Sculptor:
Henry Baerer
Description:
Standing figure (over life size) on integral plinth on pedestal with wreath containing letters of name, and plaque
Materials:
Bronze, Quincy granite (polished)
Dimensions:
Figure H: 7'11"; Pedestal H: 6'4" Diameter 7'2"; Plaque H: 1'9 1/2 " W: 2' 1/2"
Cast:
1902
Dedicated:
May 18, 1902
Foundry:
Henry Bonnard Bronze Company
Donor:
City of Brooklyn
Inscription:
Pedestal front

FOWLER


Bronze plaque at back

ERECTED BY THE CITY OF BROOKLYN
IN HONOR OF THE SERVICES RENDERED BY THE 14TH REGT. N.Y.G.M.
1861 - 1865
BULL RUN
BURNS HILLS --- FALMOUTH
SPOTTSYLVANIA AUG. 1896 --- CHANTILLY
FREDERICKSBURG --- WILDERNESS
MINE RUN --- LAUREL HILL

RAPPAHANNOCK STATION --- FITZBURGH CROSSING
SOUTH MOUNTAIN --- PORT ROYAL
CHANCELLORSVILLE --- SEMINARY HILL

MANASSAS PLAINS --- SULPHUR SPRINGS
GETTYSBURG --- ANTIETAM
GROVETON --- GAINESVILLE
SPOTTSYLVANIA 1864
DEDICATED MAY 18TH, 1902


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