Dixon, Illinois: Only Statue of Lincoln in Uniform

It's the rather casual uniform of the Black Hawk War of 1832, but a uniform nevertheless. The 10 ft. tall bronze sculpted by Leonard Crunelle depicts Captain Lincoln at age 23. It was dedicated in 1930.
Address:
Lincoln Statue Dr., Dixon, IL
Directions:
Just north of the Rock River, in a small park just west of US 52/N. Galena Ave. Turn west onto Lincoln Statue Drive.
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Abe Lincoln in Military uniform. Military Lincoln Statue

According to the travel brochure for NW Illinois, this is the only known statue of Lincoln in military dress. He is in his uniform from the Black Hawk War of 1832.

[Melinda Bryan, 03/26/2007]
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