Soldier's Monument, Worcester Common, Worcester, MA. In 1871, the Soldiers' Monument Committee commissioned Rogers to design the memorial. The City of Worcester appropriated $35,000, and an addition $15,000 was raised by subscription. The monument was dedicated on July 15, 1874. Canon 5D2, EF 70-200 @165mm. 1/1600s, f/4, ISO 100.