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Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Photos

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument honors the 90,000 Michigan troops who fought for the Union in the Civil War, as well as the 14,823 who did not return home from battle.

A Southwest view at the monument in March 2023

A view looking toward North Woodward Avenue

A jaunty lad on the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

A jaunty soldier on the monument and a statue depicting a freed slave.

The original cornerstone was included in the renovated pedestal.

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