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Spirit of the American Doughboy -- Charlotte

   
Spirit of the American Doughboy -- Charlotteloupe
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte
NC
USA
28202
1923
E.M. Viquesney

This E.M. Viquesney Doughboy statue is dedicated to servicemembers from Mecklenburg County who served in WWI. It is inscribed:

Front: FOR GOD AND COUNTRY / IN HONOR OF / THE MEN OF MECKLENBURG COUNTY, / NORTH CAROLINA / WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTY / DURING THE WORLD WAR / 1917-1919

Rear: THIS MEMORIAL / ERECTED BY / CITIZENS OF THIS COMMUNITY / IN APPRECIATION OF / WAR SERVICE IN THE CAUSE / OF WORLD-LIBERTY AND JUSTICE

Left side: THERE IS NO HIGHER SERVICE / TO ONE’S COUNTRY / THAN DUTY WITH THE FLAG

Right side: THEIR MANHOOD PREVAILED: / THEIR CAUSE TRIUMPHED.

 
Single figure -- soldier
Memorial Hunter: John Ruberry