Spanish American War Memorial, Seventh Regiment Monument (1900) by architects S. M. Goddard and Kilpatrick 

[original sculptor unknown]
   

DESCRIPTION: 
6½-foot by 2½-foot by 2½-foot Vermont granite sculpture
6-foot by 5-foot by 5-foot California granite pedestal (reduced from original 12-foot height) 
Note:  This sculpture of a "regulation United States soldier standing at rest" is the oldest public artwork in the City of Los Angeles.

LOCATION:  
northeast garden, Pershing Square (formerly Central Park), 532 S. Olive Street, Historic Core, Los Angeles, CA

THE PUBLIC ART:
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DETAIL:
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Plaque #1:
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Plaque #2:
"Inscribed after the 1900 dedication ceremony, the name of Herman Hils, the Regiment's 21st fatality, was inscribed on the side of the pedestal."
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THE PUBLIC PLACE:  Pershing Square
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