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Crisfield in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

‘Spirit Of The American Doughboy’

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
1. 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' Marker
Inscription.
     1917   1918
    • A Memorial •
To The Men Of Crisfield
Who Served God And Country
In The World War For Freedom
——
• Roll Of Honor •
*Julius R. Blades   Charles A. Lankford *
* William J. Blueford   Ellsworth D. Powell *
* Stanley L. Cochrane   Charles W. Sterling *
* Ronald Daugherty   George Sterling *
* Athol E. Gibson   G. Alfred C. Wharton *
——
• Lest We Forget •
• 1923 •

 
Erected 1923 by The Crisfield Stanley Cochrane Post #16, American Legion.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59′ N, 75° 50.686′ W. Marker is in Crisfield, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is on Somerset Avenue near West Chesapeake Street., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crisfield MD 21817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The J. Millard Tawes Homeplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Millard Tawes (approx. half a mile away); Crisfield
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By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
2. 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' Marker
Smithsonian Art Inventory Control Number: 47260052.

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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Make Peace (approx. one mile away); The Evolving Crisfield Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Commerce on the Water (approx. 1.1 miles away); Searching for Water (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ye Old St. Peters Methodist Church-Founded 1782 (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crisfield.
 
Regarding 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy'. The creation of E. M. Viquesney of Spencer, Indiana (1876-1946), this sculpture is a representation of and
tribute to the veterans of the American Expeditionary Force who served in World War I.

Currently known locations of Viquesney's Doughboy:
Despite E. M. Viquesney's boast that at least one of his "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statues was
located "in every state of the Union", the statue has only been found in the following 39 states:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri,
Montana, Nebraska*, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma,
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By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
3. 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' Marker
Pennsylvania, South
Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia,
Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
 
Also see . . .
1. The E. M. Viquesney "Spirit of the American Doughboy" Database. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. "E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor". (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
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By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
4. 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy'
Copyrighted By
E.M. Viquesney Sculptor
Americus, Georgia.
'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
5. 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy' Marker
In veteran section of Somerset Cemetery at Somerset Avenue.
 
 
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