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About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? 1878. What is it made out of? Marble. Who made it? Codori Monuments. What does it depict? It was the oldest monument on the battlefield. Rectangular marker contains a raised Maltese cross, the corps insignia. What does it honor? The monument indicates the approximate location where General Strong Vincent was mortally wounded on July 2, 1863. An inscription is located nearby next to the 44th New York monument denoting that as the spot of General Vincent’s mortal wounding. Inscription: 3rd BRIGADE/FIRST DIVISION/5TH CORPS / GEN. STRONG VINCENT/WOUNDED/JULY 2, DIED JULY 7, 1863. When was this photograph taken? February 6, 2009. Where is it located? Little Round Top. Located on the south slope of Little Round Top. Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? No. Has this monument been moved …Read More...
The 5th Corps, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade was also known as Vincent’s Brigade. During the battle of Gettysburg, it served as a member of Barnes’ Division in the Fifth 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 Sixteenth Michigan Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? June 12, 1889. What is it made out of? Monument: Westerly granite with bronze state shield; Base: stone. What size is it? Monument: approx. 55 in. x 5 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 6 in.; Base: approx. H. 9 in. x 7 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 7 in. Who made it? Smith Granite Company, fabricator. What does it depict? A rectangular granite block monument decorated on front with musket, Maltese cross, bronze State Seal and Shield. The monument is set atop a two-tiered pedestal on boulder. Incised inscriptions are on the east and west with a bronze state seal on the east. Flanking markers are apex topped, one foot square. What does it honor? It marks the position …Read More...
The Forty Fourth New York Infantry (along with the Twelfth New York Infantry) is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? July 3, 1893. What is it made out of? Monument: Prospect Hill granite with bronze adornment; Base: stone. What size is it? Overall: approx. 44 ft. 6 in. x 28 ft. x 21 ft. 8 in. Who made it? Hammerstein & Denivelle, fabricator. George H. Mitchell & Company, founder. William H. Jackson Company, fabricator. What does it depict? A monument structure comprised of granite blocks with interior chamber, arched throughway and castellated top, and round turret tower on one side. The monument was designed and modeled by Hammerstein & Denivelle. Designed to look like a castle, the monument is filled with symbolism, including the interior chamber being 12 feet square to honor …Read More...
The Twentieth Maine Infantry is honored by two monuments (one on Little Round Top and one on Big Round Top) and a position stone at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? June 1886. What is it made out of? Monument: Hallowell granite; Base: granite. What size is it? Monument: approx. 4 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 3 in.; Base: approx. 1 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. x 4 ft. Who made it? Unknown, fabricator. What does it depict? Polished granite rectangular block monument with apex top and cross emblem on front, set atop boulder. Monument is a polished granite shaft three foot square with apex top on a four foot polished base. Overall height is 5.4 foot. The whole rests on a boulder. Inscriptions are cut into all four sides. …Read More...
The Eighty Third Pennsylvania Infantry is honored by a monument at Gettysburg. About the Main Monument When was it dedicated? September 12, 1889. What is it made out of? Figure: bronze; Base: granite. What size is it? Overall: approx. 20 ft. 9 in. x 13 ft. x 8 ft. 6 in. Who made it? O’Kelley, S. J., sculptor. P. F. Eisenbrown & Sons, fabricator. What does it depict? Full-length portrait of Col. Strong Vincent, dressed in military uniform, grasping the sword at his proper left side. He stands atop a tiered base with polished granite panels and bronze Maltese Cross. Monument that has two flanking markers. Flanking markers are cross-gable topped, 1.8×1.4 foot. What does it honor? The memorial marks the general site of the position held by the 83rd Pennsylvania infantry on the evening of July 2, 1863 when …Read More...