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11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Fabricator:
Smith Granite Company  Search this
Medium:
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 East side of Emmitsburg Road, north of Sickles Avenue intersection Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated 1885. Relocated 1896
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(On front:) 1ST BRIGADE, 2ND DIVISION, 3RD CORPS/UPON THIS SPOT STOOD THE 11TH MASS.//REG'T DURING THE SECOND DAYS/ BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, JULY 2, 1863/26 WERE KILLED 93 SOUNDED AND 10 MISSING./ASSISTED BY THE STATE/AND GENEROUS FRIENDS, THE SURVIVORS/OF THE REGIMENT HAVE/ERECTED UPON THIS HISTORIC FIELD,/THIS MONUMENTAL TABLET IN THE YEAR/1885./"ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL"/11TH MASS. INF'T. unsigned
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Summary:
A granite shaft adorned on the front with a relief depicting crossed flags and the Third Corps diamond symbol. Originally, the monument was topped with a bronze sculpture of an arm holding a saber, but this piece is now missing.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--Massachusetts  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA002016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_344316