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Brig. Gen. James Samuel Wadsworth Bronze Standing Statue, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Perry, Roland Hinton 1870-1941  Search this
Casey, Edward Pearce 1864-1940  Search this
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
National Granite Company  Search this
Wadsworth, James S  Search this
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Barre granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
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 East side of Reynolds Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Dedicated Oct. 6, 1914
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA5051, 1989.
Monumental News, Feb. 1913, pg. 126.
Image on file.
(On bronze plaque on front of base:) BREVET MAJOR GENERAL/JAMES SAMUEL WADSWORTH/UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS/1807-1864/IN COMMAND OF/FIRST DIVISION, FIRST ARMY CORPS/AT THE/BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG/JULY 1, 2, 3, 1863 (On bronze plaque on back of base: description of Wadsworth's military career) unsigned
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.
A standing portrait of General Wadsworth holding a sword in his proper left hand and extending his proper right hand out in front of him. The sculpture rests atop a cylindrical base that is encircled by a bronze inscription plaque. The left side of the plaque is adorned with the New York state seal and the right side is adorned with the badge of the 1st Corps.
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001107
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums