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General Philip Henry Sheridan Memorial

East Capitol Park Albany, NY


General Philip Henry Sheridan was one of the most celebrated heroes of the Civil War, best remembered for his 20 mile gallop to rally his retreating troop to victory at Cedar Creek, VA.

The bronze sculpture depicts Sheridan on horseback, and was designed by American sculptor, John Quincy Adams Ward, and then completed by Daniel Chester French. 

The sculpture was dedicated in 1916 and stands in the East Capitol Park.

For more information on the Empire State Plaza Memorials, please contact the OGS Plaza Visitor Office at (518) 474-2418. 

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