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Spirit of Freedom: African-American Civil War Memorial SE of Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C.
by Ed Hamilton
located in James M. Goode's Sixteenth Street area (click link for more in that area)

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WHO WOULD BE FREE THEMSELVES MUST STRIKE THE BLOW.
BETTER EVEN DIE FREE, THAN TO LIVE SLAVES
FREDERICK DOUGLASS MARCH 2, 1863

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CIVIL WAR TO CIVIL RIGHTS AND BEYOND
THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN UNITS OF THE UNION ARMY IN THE CIVIL WAR
THE 209,145 NAMES INSCRIBED ON THESE WALLS COMMEMORATE
THOSE FIGHTERS OF FREEDOM.

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Spirit of Freedom
Ed Hamilton, Sculptor

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 534 Item #12.09; Sixteenth Street area)

Medium: Bronze
Artist: Ed Hamilton
Related subjects: .MAJOR ATTRACTIONS; Civil War
Location: U & 11th Sts NW Washington, D.C.
See Sixteenth Street area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: "U" Street - African-American Civil War Memorial - Cardoza (Green - Yellow) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number 71500341 (dcMem ID #1790 )

Links & other sources
African American Civil War Memorial website
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Afr Amer (115)
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures African American Civil War statue
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures African American Civil War walls
Wikipedia on the Civil War

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