Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park Stone Avenue, near McPherson Quarry Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Dedicated July 1, 1903
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA2067, 1989.
Image on file.
Bureau Bros Bronze Founders Phila (On bronze plaque on front of base: description of the services of the Iron Brigade on the first day of battle as taken from the Gettysburg report of Major General Doubleday) Founder's mark appears.
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A portrait of Gettysburg resident John Burns standing on the skirmish line on First Day's Field. He is dressed in civilian clothes and carries his musket in his proper right hand. The sculpture is mounted on a square granite boulder adorned with a bronze Pennsylvania state seal on the side and an inscription plaque on the front.