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3rd Indiana Cavalry Marker, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
McKain, A. A.  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Obelisk
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 North Reynolds Avenue, east side, north of railroad cut Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 28, 1885. Relocated summer 1899
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA2005, 1989.
Image on file.
(On front:) JULY 1, 1863/3D IND. CAVALRY/COL. GEO. H. CHAPMAN COMDG./1ST BRIGADE 1ST DIVISION/CAVALRY CORPS/ARMY OF THE POTOMAC./3D IND. CAV. (On right side of base, top tier:) 3D IND. CAV. (Inscription on right face of die describes the battles in the regiment participated) (On rear of base, top tier:) 3D IND. CAV./1ST DIVISION (Additional battles appear on the rear face of the die) (On left:) ENROLLED/JULY 25, 1861./FOR THREE YEARS/OR DURING THE WAR./3D IND. CAV./1ST BRIGADE unsigned
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Summary:
Obelisk stands on a pedestal and tiered base. There are reliefs on each face of the pedestal representative of the cavalry insignia. These include a bugle, a wreath and the Cavalry crossed sword insignia.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Emblem--Military Insignia  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000897
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_335012