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Colorado Soldier's Monument (Denver, Colorado)


Bronze figure of a standing Union soldier whose right hand holds the butt of a rifle, left hand holds the rifle barrel, and left foot thrusts forward. He wears an overcoat, boots and spurs, and a Union soldier's kepi hat. He has a strapped and shielded saber, a pistol holster, and under his coat, a canteen. The statue was originally mounted on top of a granite pedestal, with neoclassical ornamentation, facing west, at the west entrance to the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver. The statue was toppled by protesters on June 25, 2020. Current location (as of October 14, 2020) in the lobby of the History Colorado Museum

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