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The 6th Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade was also known as Bartlett’s Brigade. During the battle of Gettysburg, it served as a member of Wright’s Division in the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Erected circa 1912. What is it made out of? Foundation: Concrete. Monument: Polished smooth sea-green granite. Plaque: Bronze. What size is it? 36′ by 36′ base. Weight: 300 Pounds. Height 5’4″. Tablet measures 4 feet by 3 feet 8 inches. Who made it? Albert Russell & Sons Co. of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Erected by the United States War Department. What does it depict? Monolith consisting of polished smooth sea-green granite pedestal with a square base. Base tapers to a smaller dimension at the tablet. On each pedestal is mounted a bronze inscription tablet describing the movements and actions of …Read More...
The Ninety Fifth Pennsylvania Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Dedicated July 2, 1888; Bronze inscription added 1901. What is it made out of? Monument: granite with bronze tablets; Base: stone. What size is it? Overall: approx. H. 12 ft. 5 in.; Base: approx. 1 ft. 2 in. x 5 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 6 in. Who made it? Unknown, sculptor. What does it depict? Granite monument with apex cap with an arched finial and granite sphere. The apex cap is formed from the shape of 6th Corps Greek Cross with floral decorations below on all sides. A State Seal (two horses rearing with ship emblem in between, and an eagle with olive branch above the ship) appears in bronze plaque on front. Below is banner with motto. …Read More...
The Fifth Maine Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Oct. 3, 1889. What is it made out of? Monument: granite; Base: granite. What size is it? Overall: approx. 11 ft. 3 in.; Base: approx. 1 ft. 10 in. x 6 ft. x 4 ft. Who made it? Unknown, fabricator. What does it depict? Granite monument with gabled top and chamfered edges, with relief of infantry insignia above Greek cross, and crossed rifles at bottom. Monument is a smooth granite shaft 4×2 foot with a cross gable cap set on a rough base that rests on a boulder. Overall height is 11.3 foot. There are reliefs of accouterments, state seal, and Greek Cross with inscription on the east face. Flanking markers have a slant top, 1.6×1.2 foot. What does it honor? …Read More...
The Ninety Sixth Pennsylvania Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? June 21, 1888. What is it made out of? Monument: Quincy granite with bronze adornments. What size is it? Monument: approx. 5 ft. 6 in. x 8 ft. 9 in. x 2 ft. 8 in.; Base: approx. 31 in. x 9 ft. x 3 ft. 7 1/2 in. (8 tons). Who made it? Zeller, August, 1863-1918, sculptor. Collins, Richard C., contractor. Granite Works, fabricator. What does it depict? Rectangular granite monument with prone granite infantryman on top. He is dressed in uniform and holds a rife. He has a bayonet, canteen and cartridge box. On the west side of the monument is a bronze tablet with Pennsylvania State Seal. The granite monument is also decorated with a bronze Greek Cross …Read More...
The One Hundred Twenty First New York Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Oct. 10, 1889. What is it made out of? Figure: standard bronze; Base: Quincy granite. What size is it? Overall: approx. H. 18 ft. 4 in.; Figure: approx. 7 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 2 in. x 2 ft. 2 in.; Base: approx. 11 ft. x 6 ft. x 6 ft. Who made it? O’Kelley, S. J., sculptor. Frederick & Field, fabricator. What does it depict? Figure of a male soldier holding a rifle before him in both hands, the rifle butt on the ground. He is dressed in uniform, with cap and back pouch. He stands with proper left leg stepping slightly forward. The sculpture is mounted atop a tiered base decorated on the rear …Read More...