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Introduction
1)
Title
McPherson Brigadier General James Birdseye
2)
Town, State
Washington, DC
3)
ID #
1297
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 04, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
August 04, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
July 03, 2007
Content
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1)
Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Military
5)
Caucasian
6)
Civil War
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Equestrian Group
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Average (life-size)
6)
Main + One
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
2300-902.1, 2300-902.2, 2300-902.3, 2300-902.4, 2300-902.5, 2300-902.6, 2300-902.7
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Rebisso, Louis T.
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Babcock, O. E.
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Robert Wood & Company 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Philadelphia 
13.3)
Fabricator State
PA 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
13.5)
Fabricator/Builder 2
Westham Granite Works
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
5 Good
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
4 Satisfactory
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.8 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1867
5)
October 18, 1876
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
FedGov-National Park Service
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
The Civil War
Demography
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1)
File Number
49
2)
Town/City
Washington
3)
County
District of Columbia
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
DC
6)
Zip
20005
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
38.9019167000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-77.0341000000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
15 St NW
11)
Intersecting Street 2
K St NW
12)
Additional Identifier 1
McPherson Square
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Government, Federal -- Exec / Other
16.2)
Veterans group(s)
17)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 04, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Government Materials
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
TITLE ALTERNATES: Major General James B. McPherson, Brigadier General James B. McPherson
DESIGN ADDITIONAL: Smithmeyer & Pelz, architectural firm
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Start -- Assumed to be, by database, 1867 (based on Jacob's commentary)
SPONSOR(S): Veterans groups -- Society of the Army of the Tennessee
SOURCES: Craven, Sculpture in America; Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C.; Jacob, Testament to Union; SIRIS; Taft, History of American Sculpture



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