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Fabricator:
Frederick & Field (possibly by)  Search this
Medium:
Monument: granite with bronze adornment; 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 Gettysburg National Military Park Wheatfield Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated July 2, 1888
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
Frederick & Field/Quincy, Mass. (On front of monument:) BATTERY D/1ST N.Y./LIGHT ARTILLERY (On front of monument, underneath bronze relief:) ARTILLERY BRIG. THIRD CORPS (On back of monument:) THIS BATTERY (WINSLOW'S)/HELD THIS POSITION DURING/THE AFTERNOON OF JULY 2D 1863./CASUALTIES;/10 WOUNDED, 8 MISSING./MUSTERED IN SEPT. 6, 1861./ENGAGED IN 32 BATTLES./MUSTERED OUT JUNE 16, 1865 unsigned Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Granite monument topped by a polished granite sphere. On the front of the monument is a bronze relief of a carriage wheel, two half-cannon tubes, bails and rammers, and bronze corps badge. The monument has a tiered base.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--New York  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Emblem--Military Insignia  Search this
Object--Other--Wheel  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001955
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_344265