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African American Civil War Soldiers Monument

300 Block of North Water Street, Decatur, IL 62521

Public Art

Located in Downtown Decatur, this statue stands as a reminder of the African American Civil War Soldiers who fought in the war.

This unique artwork is one of only a handful of sculptured tributes to the African American Civil War soldier in the entire United States. Commissioned by the City of Decatur, the work was designed and created by renowned artist, Preston Jackson. Jackson created several concepts for the statue and allowed the citizens of Decatur to vote to select the final design.

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