Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1847-09-25
Death 1914-01-12
Americans

Biographical notes:

Sculptor; Washington, D.C. Myers was a Congressman.

From the description of Letters to Leonard Myers, 1872-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515436

American sculptor and composer.

From the description of Letter : to unidentified recipient, [18--?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22773764

Sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.

From the description of Vinnie Ream letter : Washington, D.C., to Chas. A. Clarke, Little Rock, 1868 Sept. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76864925

Vinnie Ream, sculptor; and Richard Leveridge Hoxie, army officer and engineer.

From the description of Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937 (bulk 1853-1914). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010064

Biographical Note

Vinnie Ream

  • 1847, Sept. 25: Born, Madison, Wis.
  • circa 1861: Attended Christian College, Columbia, Mo.
  • 1862: Clerkship, United States Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.
  • 1866: Contracted for statue of Abraham Lincoln
  • 1871: Statue of Abraham Lincoln unveiled
  • 1875: Contracted for statue of David Glasgow Farragut
  • 1878: Married Richard L. Hoxie, Lieutenant, U. S. Army
  • 1914, Nov.: Died, Washington, D.C.

R. L. Hoxie

  • 1844, Aug. 7: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1861 - 1864 : Bugler, private, and corporal, First Iowa Cavalry
  • 1864: Cadet, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
  • 1868: Second lieutenant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1878: Married Vinnie Ream (died 1914)
  • 1895: Major, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1898 - 1907 : Member and Engineer Secretary, U.S. Light-House Board, Washington, D.C.
  • 1907: Colonel, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 1908: Retired as brigadier general
  • 1917: Married May Ruth Norcross
  • 1930, Apr. 30: Died, Miami, Fla.

From the guide to the Vinnie Ream and R. L. Hoxie Papers, 1853-1937, (bulk 1853-1914), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Surveys
  • Sculpture, Modern--19th century
  • Congress
  • Fine Arts
  • National Museum
  • Sherman's March to the Sea
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Washington (D.C.)
  • Statues--Washington (D.C.)
  • Sculpture
  • Sculptors
  • Military engineering
  • Statues
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Women artists
  • Natural history
  • Race relations
  • Women sculptors

Occupations:

  • Army officers
  • Sculptors
  • Women sculptors

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)