Newark, Ohio: Statue of America's Youngest Soldier Team Field Report

W. Main St., Newark, OH
On the west side of downtown, on the northwest corner of W. Main and N. 6th Sts. Turn onto N. 6th and park in the handy Veterans' Park parking lot.
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Statue of America's Youngest Soldier

John Clem was just nine years old when he ran away and joined the Union Army as a drummer boy. His slightly banged-up statue captures him in mid- rat-a-tat-tat. Report...

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Drummer statue.

Statue of America's Youngest Soldier

The statue of America's Youngest Soldier is on a small knoll. It's visible from the street.

[Jonathan Hershey, 06/29/2011]

April 2014: Photo added.

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