(Bottom right corner of plaque:) COPYRIGHT 1937/LAMB SEAL & STENCIL CO./WASHINGTON D.C. (On plaque, raised:) YOU TRIUMPHED OVER OBSTACLES/WHICH WOULD HAVE OVERCOME MEN/LESS BRAVE AND DETERMINED/PRESIDENT MCKINLEY/HIKER OF'98/DEDICATED TO/THE VETERANS OF 1898 TO 1902/BY DEPARTMENT OF GEORGIA NATIONAL AUXILIARY/UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS/AT THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL CONVENTION MAY 14-16/1939 unsigned Founder's mark appears.
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A bronze plaque, mounted on a boulder depicts relief figure of a standing soldier and a battleship behind him. He wears a hat, shirt with sleeves rolled above the elbow and open at the neck with a large collar, trousers and boots into which the trouser legs are tucked. Proper right arm cradles a rifle and proper left hand rests on his proper left thigh. He wears an ammunition belt around his waist and letter S is visible on his belt buckle.
Medium: Sculpture: bronze and granite: Base: concrete
Title: Spanish-American War Monument, (sculpture)
Owner/Location: Administered by City of Albany Cemetery Division Albany Georgia 31701
Owner/Location: Located Riverside Cemetery Cotton Street Albany Georgia