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6th Maine Battery Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Cannon balls: polished black Addison granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
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 Hancock Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 3, 1889
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
Tapered square marker stands on a low, rough-hewn base. A pyramid of cannon balls tops the piece. Relief elements on the front face include a star, cannon barrel, rammer, drum and other military accouterments.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000781
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_334793