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116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

J. Henderson Kelley  Search this
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite with bronze relief
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 West side of Sickles Avenue above the Loop Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Installed 1888. Dedicated Sept. 11, 1889
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(On plinth, front:) 116th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY (On base, front:) 2ND BRIG. 1ST DIV. 2ND CORPS (On plinth, left:) 1ST DIVISION (On plinth, rear:) 2ND CORP (On plinth, right:) IRISH BRIGADE (On pedestal, rear:) JULY 2ND 1863/IN ACTION 142 OFFICERS AND MEN/KILLED AND WOUNDED 37. unsigned
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Reclining figure of a fallen infantryman is installed on a long, rectangular pedestal and base. The figure lies at a farm fence in a rocky landscape. There is a polished trefoil, the corps insignia, on the front of the pedestal and a State Seal relief on the left face.
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--Pennsylvania  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
State of Being--Evil--War  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Emblem--Military Insignia  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001991
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums