Julian Scott

Julian Scott (HM1GXO)

Location: Johnson, VT 05656 Lamoille County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 38.183', W 72° 41.212'

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Julian Scott, Vermont most renowned Civil War artist, was born in this Johnson house in 1846. At the start of the Civil War, when only 15, he enlisted as a fifer in the Third Vermont Regiment. Scott was awarded a Medal of Honor — for rescuing wounded under enemy fire at the Battle of Lee Mills, Virginia. He later studied art under Emanuel Leutze at the National Academy of Design in New York and in 1870 was elected an associate member of the Academy. "The Battle of Cedar Creek," his monumental 1874 painting, was commissioned as a Civil War memorial for the Vermont State House. Scott Civil War and Native American paintings are acclaimed for their authenticity, detail, and democratic viewpoint. He died in Plainfield, New Jersey, in 1901.
Year Placed1998
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] STEPHEN M. DICK   
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 683460 N 4945161
Decimal Degrees44.63638333, -72.68686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 38.183', W 72° 41.212'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 38' 10.98" N, 72° 41' 12.72" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 384 Lower Main St W, Johnson VT 05656, US
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