Civil War Monuments in Washington, DC

Also known as: Freestanding Equestrian Statues and other Civil War Monument
Various parks within the original boundaries of city, Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

Included as open space on both L'Enfant's and Ellicott's plans of the city, this reservation has served as a park since its first improvement in 1871. The equestrian statue of Maj. Gen. George Thomas is listed on the National Register as one of the Civil War statues in Washington. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-687)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1978
Reference number
78000257
Architectural style
Victorian
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Object
Historic functions
Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art); Monument/marker; Park
Current functions
Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art); Park; Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing objects: 17

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