Taunton, MA Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
Contractor: John B. Sullivan & Son
Material: Westerly Granite; probably Niantic blue granite from Bradford.
Fabricator: New England Granite Works
Date Dedicated: 1902
Height: 23 feet including 8 foot statue
Features: A standing figure of a Civil War soldier holding his rifle in front of him. The figure rests atop a tall granite base that features relief images of crossed cannons, an anchor, and a crossed sword and rifle with a wreath.
Sculptor: Carl Conrads (New England Granite Works)
Letter Cutter: Timothy Harrington
Location: Taunton Green, Taunton, MA
About the Monument: The memorial honors those from Taunton who served during the Civil War. The monument was a gift of Cyrus H. Lathrop.