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Army and Navy Monument (Boston, Mass.)

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    • Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Boston, Mass.)
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    • found: Work cat.: NUCMC data from City of Boston Archives & Records Management Division for City Council committees on the Army and Navy Monument records, 1866, 1870-1871, 1877(On March 8, 1866, the Common Council passed an order for the appointment of a joint committee "to take into consideration the expediency of erecting a monument in the city, in some prominent place, commemorative of the fallen heroes who so heroically aided in putting down the Southern Rebellion, and in sustaining the Constitution of our country and the Union of the States"; Board of Aldermen passed the order on March 12, 1866; Committee chose the design and estimate of $100,000 of Hammatt Billings, of Boston, and recommended "Flagstaff Hill," the highest elevation on Boston Common as the site for the monument; Committee received 16 proposals and chose the design of Martin Milmore; City Council passed the order for the construction of the monument on December 30, 1870; the City of Boston dedicated the Army and Navy Monument on September 17, 1877)
    • found: LC database, Apr. 13, 2010(old cat. hdg.: Boston. Dedication of the monument on Boston Common erected to the memory of the men of Boston who died in the civil war, 1877)
    • found: Description of the Soldiers and Sailors' Monument, erected on Boston Common, 1877:broadside (Description of the Soldiers and Sailors' Monument, erected on Boston Common)
    • found: Devens, Charles. An oration delivered in Boston,September 17, 1877, at the dedication of the soldiers and sailors' monument, on Boston Common 1877:title page (soldiers and sailors' monument, on Boston Common 1877)
    • found: Joseph B. Richards & Co. Boston's memorial to the soldiers and sailors. Dedicated Sept. 17th 1877, 1877:lithograph (Boston's memorial to the soldiers and sailors. Dedicated Sept. 17th 1877)
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