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1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone

Commissioned
February 9, 1874
1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
Erected
April 19, 1876








Statue of Colonel Edward Dickinson Baker
by



Dr. Horatio Stone
1808-1875





The Players 1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
The Players












Colonel Edward D. Baker
United States Senator-State Of Oregon
and
Personal Friend of Abraham Lincoln



Killed At The Battle Of Ball's Bluff
October 21, 1861










The Facilitator The Artist & Sculptor


Robert J. Stevens

Son-In-Law

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Dr. Horatio Stone

Artist & Sculptor

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# YEAR ITEM DESCRIPTION CITY STATE DATE SOURCE VIEW
1 1860 Elected Senator Joint Convention Of The Legislative Assembly Salem OR Oct 2 NARA Click
2 1860 Seated As Senator Presents Credentials-Takes Oath-Takes Seat Washington DC Dec 5  CG Click
1 1861 Colonel/Senator Baker Killed At the Battle of Ball's Bluff Leesburg VA Oct 21 ES Click
2 1861 Baker Life-Size Bust Nearly Done At Horatio Stone Studio Washington DC Nov 15 NI Click
3 1862 Baker Statuette Castings On Display At Horatio Stone Studio Washington DC July 10 NI Click
4 1868 Statuette To Col Stevens From Rome By H. Stone-On Display Galt Jewelry Washington DC April 11 ES Click
5 1872 HR 2586 Submitted Life-Size Statue Of Senator Baker From Statuette Washington DC April 29 42nd-2nd Click
6 1872 HR 2762 Submitted Life-Size Statue of Senator Baker From Statuette Washington DC May 15 42nd-2nd Click
7 1873 Senate Report 331 Recommends No Statue For Baker Washington DC Jan 24 42nd-3rd Click
8 1873 HR 2762 Passed Statutes At Large-Vol 17, Page 513 Washington DC March 3 42nd-3rd Click
9 1874 Contract Let Horatio Stone-$10K For Baker Statue Washington DC Feb 9 AOC Click
10 1874 First Installment Paid $2500 For Baker Statue Washington DC March 27 RG-217 Click
11 1874 Second Installment Paid $2500 For Baker Staue Washington DC Sept 1 RG-217 Clilck
11 1875 Letter To Col.Stevens Working Day/Night-Almost Done-Horatio Stone Carrara Italy July 13 NYT Click
12 1875 Horatio Stone Passes Sick For Some Time-Roman Fever Carrara Italy Aug 25 AA Click
13 1876 Statue Arrives In Boston Shipped From Carrara,  Italy Boston MA Jan 31 BS Click
14 1876 Third Installment Paid $2500 For Baker Statue-Paid To Estate Washington DC Feb 29 RG-217 Click
15 1876 Statue Arrives In DC Unpacked & Installed-Statuary Hall-US Capitol Washington DC April 19 BS Click
16 1876 Last Installment Paid $2500 For Baker Statue-Paid To Estate Washington DC April 19 RG-217 Click
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17 1909 Statue Moved Re-Arranged Per Instructions-Rotunda-SE Pilaster Washington DC Aug 12-19 AOC Click
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18 1942 Letter To AOC Walter Pierce (OR) Requests Carving-Baker Statue Washington DC Nov 23 AOC Click
19 1942 Letter To AOC Walter Pierce (OR) Requests Changes Per New Info Washington DC Dec 22 AOC Click
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20 1948 Trip to Ball's Bluff Pres Truman & Gen Marshal Visit Baker Marker Leesburg VA Aug 13 HST Click
21 1949 Trip To Ball's Bluff Pres Truman, Sen Morse & Gen Marshall  To Baker Leesburg VA July 10 HST Click
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22 1950 Senator Morse (OR) Submits SJ Res 168 From Floor of Senate Washington DC April 21 CR Click
23 1950 SJ Res 168 Submitted Requests Suitable Plaque For Baker Statue Washington DC April 21 81st-2nd Click
24 1950 Presidential Visit Speech on Baker, etc-Suggests Marker For BB Baker OR May 10 HST Click
25 1950 Letter To AOC Quote to Move Baker Statue 5 Feet Washington DC May 20 AOC Click
26 1951 Senator Morse (OR) Submits SJ Res 168 From Floor of Senate Washington DC Jan 18 CR Click
27 1951 SJ Res 21 Submitted Requests Suitable Plaque For Baker Statue Washington DC Jan 18 82nd-1st Click
- 1951 SJ Res 21 Referred Rules Committee Referrers To Library Committee Washington DC Jan 24 82nd 1st Click
28 1951 Letter To AOC No Action On SJ Res 21-Do It From Budget Washington DC March 8 AOC Click
29 1951 Letter To AOC Wording For Baker Statue-Oregon Statuary Comm. Portland OR Dec 7 AOC Click
30 1952 Letter To AOC Approves Wording For Plaque-Sen Morse (OR) Washington DC Feb 4 AOC Click
31 1952 Drawings For Plaque 24" x 16 1/2"-Completed  On February 12 Washington DC Feb 12 AOC Click
32 1952 Letter To Lib Comm AOC Submits Sketch For Approval-Approx $200 Washington DC Feb 13 AOC Click
33 1952 Letter To AOC Chair Lib Comm Approves Plaque-Signs Sketch Washington DC Feb 15 AOC Click
34 1952 Letter To FPI Requests Federal Prison Industries Quote On Plaque Washington DC Feb 21 AOC Click
35 1952 Letter To AOC Quote For Baker Plaque-$78.88 Washington DC March 26 AOC Click
36 1952 PO To FPI PO #2268 For Baker Plaque-$78.88-57lbs Washington DC April 16 AOC Click
37 1952 Letter To AOC Acknowledgment of Order For Baker Plaque Washington DC May 8 AOC Click
38 1952 Shipped Baker Plaque Shipped From Federal Prison Chillocothe OH Oct 8 AOC Click
39 1952 Installment Plaque Installed On Baker Statue Washington DC Oct 15 AOC Click
40 1952 Voucher Baker Plaque Shipped Oct 8, 1952 Washington DC Oct 28 AOC Click
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41 1979 Letter To Lib Comm AOC Requests Moving Statues Including Baker Washington DC Jan 2 AOC Click
42 1979 Letter To Lib Comm AOC Request Approval Of Various Combinations Washington DC June 25 AOC Click
43 1979 Memo RE Statues Baker From Rotunda-Approved By Sen Hatfield Washington DC June 25 AOC Click
44 1979 Letter To AOC MTC Quotes Moving Statues-$5350 Washington DC Sept 17 AOC Click
45 1979 PO to MTC PO# 797587 Per Quote Washington DC Sept 17 AOC Click
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Congressional
Globe
1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
Legislative History
Congressional
Globe
# DATE ITEM DESCRIPTION MEMBER CONG COMM PAGE STATUS VIEW
1 April 29, 1872 HR 2586 Life-Size Statue Of Sen Baker Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd Bill 1 Active Click
2 Index-House Cong Globe Baker, Edward D-HR 2586 Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd Index CXLIII Index Click
3 April 29, 1872 Cong Globe Intro-Read 2-Referred-Print Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd Appro 2885 Comm Click
4 May 10, 1872 Cong Globe Requests Unanimous Consent Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd House 3294 Action Click
5 May 10, 1872 Cong Globe I Object Rep Slater-OR 42nd-2nd House 3294 Died Click
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1 May 13, 1872 HR-2762 Life-Size State Of  Sen Baker Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd Bill 1 Active Click
2 Index-House Cong Globe Baker, Edward D-HR 2762 Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd Index CXLIII Index Click
3 May 13, 1872 Cong Globe Intro & Statement Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd House 3383-84 Action Click
4 May 13, 1872 Cong Globe Requests Unanimous Consent Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd House 3383-84 Pending Click
5 May 13, 1872 Cong Globe Rep Has Floor-Won't Yield Rep McCrary-IA 42-2nd House 3383-84 Held Click
6 May 13, 1872 Cong Globe Suspend Rules-Put To Vote Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd House 3386 V-Vote Click
7 May 13, 1872 Cong Globe Passed-2/3 Yes Rep Sargent-CA 42nd-2nd House 2286 Passed-H Click
8 Index-Senate Cong Globe Baker, Edward D-HR 2762 Index 42nd-2nd Index XXIV Index Click
9 May 14, 1872 Cong Globe Received From House McPherson-Clerk 42nd-2nd N/A 3418 Received Click
10 May 15, 1872 HR-2762-S Life-Size Statue of Baker Rep-Sargent-CA 42-2nd Bill 1 Active Click
11 May 15, 1872 Cong Globe Read Twice & Referred Clerk 42nd-2nd Pub Bldgs 3470 Referred Click
12 May 18, 1872 Cong Globe Referred Anew To Library Sen Morrill-VT 42nd-2nd Library 3599 Referred Click
13 June 10, 1872 Cong Globe Session Ends President-Pro Tem 42nd-2nd N/A 4504 Comm Click
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14 May 9, 1872 HR-2705 Sundry Civil Expenses Rep Garfield-OH 42nd-2nd Bill 54 Active Click
15 May 9, 1872 Cong Globe Read 2-Referred-Printed Rep Garfield-OH 42nd-2nd Whole 54 Comm Click
16 May 23, 1872 Cong Globe Passes- 97 Yes, 26 No Rep Garfield-OH 42nd-2nd House 3798 Passed-H Click
17 May 24, 1872 Cong Globe Received From House McPherson-Clerk 42nd-2nd N/A 3808 Received Click
18 May 24, 1872 HR-2705-S Sundry Civil Expenses Rep Garfield-OH 42nd-2nd Bill 58 Referred Click
19 May 30, 1872 Ammendment Works Of Art-Capitol 3K Sen L Morrill-ME 42nd-2nd Bill Form 1 Intended Click
20 May 30, 1872 Cong Globe Intended-Referrred-Printed Sen L Morrill-ME 42nd-2nd Appro 4038 Referred Click
21 June 7, 1872 Cong Globe Offers Ammendment Sen L Morrill-ME 42nd-2nd Senate 4359 Active Click
22 June 7, 1872 Cong Globe Works of Art-Capitol 5K Sen L Morrill-ME 42nd-2nd Senate 4359 Agreed Click
23 June ?, 1872 Cong Globe  Printed-Ammend-Numbered ?? 42nd-2nd Senate ?? Printed Click
June ?, 1872 Ammend # 64 Works Of Art-Capitol 5K ?? 42nd-2nd Senate ?? ?? Click
June ?, 1872 Cong Globe Conference Committee 3 House-3 Senate 42nd-2nd ?? ?? Click
June 8, 1872 Cong Globe Read-Conference Report McPherson-Clerk 42nd-2nd House 4453 Read Click
June 8, 1872 Cong Globe Ammend #64 - 5K to 15 K Rep Garfield-OH 42nd-2nd House 4453 Change Click
June 8, 1872 Cong Globe Orders Vote On Report Speaker 42nd-2nd House 4456 Vote Click
June 8, 1872 Cong Globe 102 Yes, 79 No, 59 Not Vote McPherson-Clerk 42nd-2nd House 4456 Agreed-H Click
June 9, 1872 Letter Re: #64-10K for Baker Statue Conference Comm 42nd-2nd Library ?? Letter Click
June 10, 1872 Cong Globe Read Conference Report Sen Cole-CA 42nd-2nd Senate 4495 Read Click
June 10, 1872 Cong Globe Ammed #64 - 5K to 15K Sen Cole-CA Senate 4495 Change Click
June 10, 1872 Cong Globe Takes Vote On Report President-Pro Tem 42nd-2nd Senate 4495 Vote Click
June 10, 1872 Cong Globe 39 Yes, 17 No Senate Clerk 42nd-2nd Senate 4495 Agreed-S Click
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17 Index-Senate Cong Globe Baker, Edward D-HR2762 N/A 42nd-3rd Index CIV Index Click
18 Jan 24, 1873 Cong Globe Adverse Report-Printed Sen L Morrill-ME 42nd-3rd Library 822 Adv-Print Click
19 Feb 11, 1872 Cong Globe Report Read-Comments-Vote Sen Cole-CA 43nd-3rd Library 1247 Object Click
20 Index Senate Journal Index of Bills-HR 2762 N/A 42nd-3rd Index 722 Index Click
21 Jan 24, 1873 Senate Journal No Amd-Reported Adversely Sen L. Morrill-ME 42nd-3rd Library 206 Adverse Click
22 Jan 24, 1873 S Report 331 Report on HR 2762 Sen L. Morrill-ME 42nd-3rd Library 1 Adverse Click
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- March 3, 1874 HR-3583 Signed By President ?? 42nd-3rd ?? ?? ?? Click
4 Vol 17 Chapter 227 Statutes-At-Large N/A 42nd-3rd N/A 513 Enacted Click
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1 April 21, 1950 SJ Res 168 Plaque For Sen Baker Statue Sen Morse-OR 81st-2nd Rules 1 Died-C Click
2 Vol 96-P19 CR-Index Baker, Edward D-SJ Res 168 Sen Morse-OR 81st-2nd N/A 33 N/A Click
3 Vol 96-P19 CR-Index History of Bills-SJ Res 168 Sen Morse-OR 81st-2nd N/A 723 N/A Click
4 April 21, 1950 Cong Record SJ Res 168 Intro & Statement Sen Morse-OR 81st-2nd Rules 5506 N/A Click
5 April 21, 1950 Senate Journal Intro of SJ Res 168 Sen Morse-OR 81st-2nd Rules 271 N/A Click
6 Sept 22, 1950 Cong Record Remarks Re: Baker Sen Humphrey-MN 81st-2nd N/A 15460 N/A Click
7 Sept 22, 1950 Cong Record Ext of Remarks Re: Baker Sen Humphrey-MN 81st-2nd N/A A-6871 N/A Click
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1 Jan 18, 1951 SJ Res 21 Plaque For Sen Baker Statue Sen Morse-OR 82nd 1st Rules 1 Died-C Click
2 Vol 97-P16 CR-Index Baker, Edward D-SJ Res 21 Sen Morse-OR 82nd-1st N/A 34 N/A Click
3 Vol 97-P16 CR-Index History of Bills-SJ Res 21 Sen Morse-OR 82nd-1st N/A 716 N/A Click
4 Jan 18, 1951 Cong Record SJ Res 21-Intro & Statement Sen Morse-OR 82nd-1st Rules 450 R-2 Click
5 Jan 18, 1951 Senate Journal Intro of SJ Res 21 Sen Morse-OR 82nd-1st Rules 61 N/A Click
6 Jan 24, 1951 SJ Res 21 Referred To Library Comm. Sen Green-RI 82nd-1st Library 1 Referred Click
7 March 8, 1951 Letter to AOC No Action-Fund From Budget Sen Green-RI 82nd-1st Library 1 Done Click
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Press Coverage 1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
Press Coverage
# DATE NEWSPAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Nov 15, 1861 National Intelligencer Horatio Stone-Life Size Bust Of Baker Nearly Ready 3 4 4" No Click
2 Aug 8, 1862 National Intelligencer Letter To Editor RE: Baker Castings-Dated July 12 2 3 6" No Click
3 April 13, 1868 Evening Star Statue of General Baker-Statuette From Rome 2 3 4" No Click
4 May 14, 1872 Baltimore Sun Forty Second Congress-Baker Statue Bill Passed 4 1 1" No Click
5 July 14, 1875 New York Times The Baker Statue-Letter From Horatio Stone
4 6 8" No Click
6 July 18, 1875 Chicago Daily Art Ordered By Congress-General Baker-$10K 3 4 1" No Click
7 Sept 24, 1875 New York Times Obit-Horatio Stone, M.D. 4 6 6" No Click
8 Nov 07, 1875 Chicago Tribune Horatio Stone Has Finished Baker Statue 5 1 1" No Click
9 Jan 31, 1876 Baltimore Sun The Statue of Colonel Baker Has Arrived At Boston 1 6 1" No Click
10 April 19, 1876 Baltimore Sun Horatio Stone's Baker Statue-Unpacked & Placed 1 5 1" No Click
11 April 20, 1876 Evening Star The Statue Of General Edwin D. Baker 1 3 5" No Click
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Magazine
Coverage
1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
Magazine
Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 May 1876 The Ladies Repository Art In Washington-Dr. Horatio Stone 456-457 1-2 12" No Click
2 ?? The Granite Monthly RE-Dr. Horatio Stone-Baker Statue 158 1-2 12" No Click
3 June 1876 The Aldine Horatio Stone, The Sculptor 188 1-3 28" No Click
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Reference
Works
1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
Reference
Works
# DATE PUBLICATION CHAPTER AUTHOR PAGE SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 1874 Life & Scenes-The National Capitol RE: Horatio Stone & Baker Statuette Mary C. Ames 115 12" No Click
2 1913 Works Of Art- The Capitol Building Biography Of Artists-Horatio Stone Charles Fairman 65-66 12" No Click
3 1913 Works Of Art- The Capitol Building Rotunda-Sculpture-Edward Baker Charles Fairman 88 6" No Click
4 1927 Art & Artist Of The Capitol Portrait of Horatio Stone Charles Fairman 146 12" 1 Click
5 1927 Art & Artists Of The Capitol Statue of John Hancock Charles Fairman 147 12" 1 Click
6 1927 Art & Artists Of The Capitol Bio Of Horatio Stone Charles Fairman 148 12" No Click
7 1927 Art & Artists Of The Capitol RE: Baker Statue Charles Fairman 309,311 24" 1 Click
8 1927 Art & Artists Of The Capitol Statue Of Edward D. Baker Charles Fairman 310 12" 1 Click
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Reference
Files
1861--Colonel Edward D. Baker Statue--2009
United States Capitol
by
Dr. Horatio Stone
Reference
Files
# DESCRIPTION DEPOSITORY LOCATION OFFICE PAGES PHOTOS CONTACT VIEW
1 Baker Statue File Architect of The Capitol US Capitol HT-5 113 3 202-228-1222 Click
2 Horatio Stone File Architect of The Capitol US Capitol HT-5 ?? ?? 202-228-1222 Click
3 Gen Baker File-PPF 2674 Truman Presidential Library Independence, MO Archivist 33 1 816-268-8227 Click
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