Richmond Howitzers Monument


Richmond Howitzers monument on the VCU Monroe Park campusWHAT: Howitzers monument in Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond Howitzers monument on the VCU Monroe Park campusLOCATION: Harrison Street, Park & Grove avenues in the triangle park at the western edge of the VCU Monroe Park campus.

ARTIST: William Ludwell Sheppard.

DEDICATION: December 13, 1892.

DESCRIPTION: An 8 foot high bronze standing figure of a young artilleryman “No. 1” at the piece. The figure rests on a 9 1/2 foot high classical style pedestal also designed by Mr. Sheppard, a former officer in the Howitzers. The memorial to the cannoneers was sponsored by the Howitzer Association.

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