Monument to the state of Alabama at Gettysburg.
The is honored by a monument and a position stone at Gettysburg.
About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? Nov. 12, 1933.
What is it made out of? Sculpture: bronze; Base: Gettysburg granite and Vermont granite
What size is it? Sculpture: approx. 7 ft. 9 in. x 10 ft. 9 in. x 35 in.; Base: approx. 33 in. x 11 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 2 in.
Who made it? Urner, Joseph, 1898- , sculptor. Hammaker Brothers, foundry.
What does it depict? Atop a large granite base stands a bronze figure group composed of an allegorical female figure representing the Spirit of the Confederacy flanked a wounded soldier on her proper right and an armed soldier on her proper left. With her raised proper left arm she urges the armed soldier to continue fighting and with her lowered proper right arm she gently restrains the wounded soldier from further combat. The figures are installed against a granite wall which rests atop three granite steps. It was erected by the Alabama Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
What does it honor? The state of Alabama.
How is it inscribed? YOUR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON FAMES IMMORTAL SCROLL (On bottom of base, incised letters:) BY THE ALABAMA DIVISION UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY/UNVEILED NOVEMBER 12, 1833
When was this photograph taken? September 1, 2007.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, South of Confederate Avenue & Emmitsburg Road intersection, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? Yes.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been moved or materially altered.