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Sheridan Square Viewing Garden

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General Philip Henry Sheridan

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  • Location: Adjoining Sheridan Square, Christopher, Grove and West 4th Streets
  • Sculptor: Joseph P. Pollia
  • Description: Standing figure (over life-size) with integral plinth on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, Conway green granite
  • Dimensions: H: 12'4" W: 3'10" D: 3'10"
  • Cast: 1936
  • Dedicated: October 19, 1936
  • Foundry: Roman Bronze Works
  • Donor: General Sheridan Memorial Association, Inc.
  • Inscription: Pedestal front:
    GENERAL PHILIP HENRY / SHERIDAN / 1831-1888 /

    Pedestal proper right:
    "HE BELONGS TO THE FIRST RANK / OF SOLIDERS. NOT ONLY OF OUR / COUNTRY BUT OF THE WORLD" / U.S. GRANT /

    Pedestal proper left:
    ERECTED BY THE GENERAL SHERIDAN / MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION AND HIS COMRADES OF THE G.A.R. /

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