September 3, 2010
Capitol Ohio : 112 - Lincoln Vicksburg Monument
The Lincoln Vicksburg Monument was sculpted by Thomas Dow Jones of Cincinnati between 1865 and 1871. It memorializes both the assasinated president and also those who made sacrifices during the Civil War. Grant, McPherson and Sherman were Union leaders from Ohio who were involved in the siege at Vicksburg. The sculpture is made from marble. The quote is from Lincoln's second inaugural address. This monument is housed in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda.