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1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Kneeling Bronze Statue, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Ellicott, Henry Jackson 1848-1901  Search this
Founder:
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
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 at Gettysburg National Military Park East side of Hancock Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 2, 1890
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Gettysburg Battlefield.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
H. J. ELLICOTT/SCPT. / CAST BY/BUREAU BRO'S./PHILA (On plaque on front of base:) FIRST PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY/1 BRIGADE 2 DIVISION CAVALRY CORPS/ARMY OF THE POTOMAC (On plaque on right side of base: list of regimental statistics and Gettysburg Casualty statistics) (On plaque on left side of base: list of regimental engagements) (On left flank marker:) FRONT - L.F./1ST P.C. (On right flank marker:) FRONT - R.F./1ST P.C. signed Founder's mark appears.
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Summary:
A bronze figure of a kneeling soldier holding his rifle at the ready is installed atop a rectangular granite base. The base is adorned on the front with a bronze Pennsylvania state seal and a bronze Cavalry Corps insignia. Located just to the right and left of the base are two small square markers.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001114
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_11929