The Statue of Sherman by St. Gaudens

Original Text: 
The Poems of Henry Van Dyke (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911): 166. PS 3115 A2 1911 Robarts Library.
2The glory-dazzled world that `war is hell':
3Lover of peace, he looks beyond the strife,
4And rides through hell to save his country's life.


1] William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-91), American general. Augustus St. Gaudens created the Sherman Monument in bronze, which was unveiled in 1903 in New York City at the Grand Army Plaza. Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1999.