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Introduction
1)
Title
African American Civil War Memorial
2)
Town, State
Washington, DC
3)
ID #
1703
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 15, 2007
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
April 15, 2007
6)
Site Worked Last
July 16, 2007
Content
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1)
Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Male and Female
5)
African-American/African
6)
Civil War
Design
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1)
Man-made
2)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
3)
Stone/rock and metal
4)
Average (life-size)
5)
Inscribed/lettered directly and on tablet
6)
Text available, partial
7)
Design Preservation
Good
8)
Designers
8.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Hamilton, Ed
8.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Doswell, Marc
9)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
9.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
New Arts Foundry 
9.2)
Fabricator City
Baltimore 
9.3)
Fabricator State
MD 
9.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
3)
July 02, 1991
4)
July 18, 1998
5)
Not Entered
6)
Not Entered
9)
Satisfactory
10)
FedGov-National Park Service
Themes
1)
AmericanMarkings Themes
Bas Relief Works
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Black Americans in US History
Demography
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1)
Town/City
Washington
2)
County
District of Columbia
3)
District
Intentionally Blank
4)
State
DC
5)
Zip
20001
6)
Country
United States
7)
Latitude (GPS)
38.9167833000
8)
Longitude (GPS)
-77.0262500000
9)
Intersecting Street 1
10th St NW
10)
Intersecting Street 2
U St NW
11)
Additional Identifier 1
Historic U Street/Shaw
12)
Additional Identifier 2
Howard University
14)
Man-made
15)
15.1)
Business/businesses
15.2)
Citizens/residents
15.3)
Community Group
15.4)
Educational entity
15.5)
Government, Local
15.6)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
16)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
17)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 15, 2007
18)
18.1)
Site Survey
18.2)
Government Materials
18.3)
Promotional Materials
18.4)
Website
19)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
20)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
Comments and Notes
TITLE ALTERNATE: Spirit of Freedom: African American Civil War Memorial
RACE/ETHNICITY: African-American/African -- Included with the 208,943 U.S. Colored Troops are some 7,000 white officers who also served (SIRIS)
DESIGN: Mr. Hamilton assisted by C. Robert Markert (sp?)
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Start Date -- Assumed to be 7/2/1991, date Washington, DC city council passed resolution endorsing the memorial (SIRIS)
MAINTENANCE: The memorial was transferred to the NPS in October, 2004
THEMES: American Markings Themes -- Bas Relief Works appear on the backside, the family group
LEAD SPONSOR: African-American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation



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