The Victorious Charge

© Photographed July 5, 2015
Erected 1898
Sculptor John S. Conway
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

To those who fought in the War for the Union 1861-1865
Erected 1898
[front lower left]
John S. Conway Sculptor
[back lower right]
Fond Crescenzi Roma 1898

The Victorious Charge is located on Milwaukee's "Court of Honor" on West Wisconsin Avenue, between North 10th Street (to the west) and North 9th Street (to the east), Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233.

Milwaukee Notebook: Sculpture in downtown Milwaukee is an overlooked masterpiece 
The Victorious Charge is a public artwork by American artist John S. Conway located on the Court of Honor on West Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. The 1898 bronze sculpture is 9'10" high and sits on a 20' square granite pedestal. Conway's sculpture is the most important nineteenth century Civil War monument in Wisconsin.
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Many early-1900's postcards pictured The Victorious Charge:

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Soldiers' Monument, Court of Honor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
On W. Wisconsin Avenue are four blocks of landscaped boulevard dedicated to our American war heroes. This monument is one of the most famous. Milwaukeeans enjoy a full cultural life in this American city which has gained world renown, with a position of versatile supremacy in industry, education and civic progress. Distinctly a modern city with an atmosphere of Old World charm.
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Grand Avenue, west from Ninth Street, Milwaukee, Wis.
This view known as "Court of Honor" shows on the left the sty. James Episcopal Church, Marquette University and Gesu Catholic Church, in the center the Floral flag and soldiers Monument, and on the right, the Grand Ave. M. E. Church.
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Soldiers Monument, Grand Ave., Milwaukee.

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MILWAUKEE   Soldiers Monument  Grand Avenue

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Grand Ave., Methodist Church and Soldiers Monument, Milwaukee, Wis.

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Soldiers' Monument, Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wis.

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