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The First New York Sharpshooters are honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? 1889. What is it made out of? Memorial: Quincy granite with bronze adornment. What size is it? Memorial: approx. H. 20 ft. x 6 in.; Base: approx. W. 7 ft. 3 in. x 7 ft. 3 in. Who made it? Frederick & Field, fabricator. What does it depict? Monument comprised of a granite cylindrical shaft with partial fluting and a conical top, set atop a granite stepped base with bronze tablets. Flanking markers are flat topped, one foot square. What does it honor? The memorial was dedicated on July 2, 1889 and is located where four companies of sharpshooters reconnoitered on the afternoon of July 2, 1863, running into skirmishes from the Confederate units. How is it inscribed? THIS MONUMENT …Read More...
The Third Maine Infantry is honored by a monument and two position stones at Gettysburg, one on North Hancock Avenue and the other on Berdan Avenue. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Installed 1888. Dedicated Oct. 3, 1889. What is it made out of? Monument: granite; Base: granite. What size is it? Overall: approx. 13 ft. 1 in. x 5 ft. x 5 ft. Who made it? Unknown, sculptor. What does it depict? Granite monument, primarily rock-faced with inscriptions incised into smooth-faced panels on sides of shaft. The monument has a tapering shaft and diamond-shaped finial and is set atop a two-tiered base. Monument is a 2.6 foot tapering granite shaft that is 8.1 foot high and topped with an inverted 3rd Corps Diamond Lozenge set on a 5.5×1.6 foot rough hewn base. The shaft has polished inscription …Read More...
The Vermont Sharpshooters Company F is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? Oct. 9, 1898. What is it made out of? Memorial: Rutland Vermont marble; Base: stone. What size is it? Memorial: approx. H. 17 ft. Who made it? Moynehan, F., sculptor. Marietta Memorials, fabricator. What does it depict? Monument is a 4.5 foot-in-circumference Vermont marble shaft that is seventeen foot high topped with a sculptured eagle. The base is 5.9 foot square with inscriptions. A tall fluted Corinthian column topped by an eagle with wings spread. What does it honor? The monument marks the advanced site occupied by Co. F on the morning of July 2, 1863, when they advanced from the III Corps lines to the woods on the Fairfield (Millestown) Road, where they met Confederate skirmishes. How is it …Read More...