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Civil War Monument

Dedicated in 1870, this Civil War Memorial depicts a soldier holding his rifle on top of the structure, while just below it is a bronze representation of Abraham Lincoln. On the base of the monument are plaques on which are the names of Massachusetts military men. The memorial was designed by Cyrus and Darius Cobb alongside T.W. Silloway.

Located on the Cambridge Common.


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  • Massachusetts Avenue and Waterhouse Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Harvard Square

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  • Memorial / Plaque