State of Arkansas Monument (Gettysburg)

State of Arkansas Monument

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MONUMENT PROFILE
  • Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
  • Location: West Confederate Avenue across from Snyder Farmhouse
  • Map Coordinates: 39° 47' 33.36", -77° 15' 18.36"
  • Men Engaged at Gettysburg from Arkansas: 480
  • Gettysburg Casualties from Arkansas: 180 or 38%
MONUMENT DETAILS
  • Fabricator: Cobb Memorials
  • Founder: Reynolds Metal Company
  • Dedicated: June 18, 1966
  • Dimensions: Sculpture: H. 8 ft. 6 in. x L. 20 ft. x W. 8 ft.; Cubes: 2 x 2 ft.
  • Description: Granite marker with carved outline of the State of Arkansas and text in center, flanked by grouping of soldiers on either side. The monument stands atop a three-stepped platform with four cast aluminum cubes with etchings of the Confederate battle flag positioned at each corner of the lower step.
  • Cost: $50,000.00 (March 1965)
MONUMENT TEXT

Center State Text
"THE GRATEFUL PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS ERECT THIS MEMORIAL AS AN EXPRESSION OF THEIR PRIDE
IN THE OFFICERS AN MEN OF THE THIRD ARKANSAS INFANTRY CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY,
WHO BY THEIR VALOR AND THEIR BLOOD HAVE MADE THIS GROUND FOREVER HALLOWED."​

On Rear
THE THIRD ARKANSAS INFANTRY CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY​


ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

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Monument arrives by truck, 1966.
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View on Trailer, 1966.

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Article Title:
State of Arkansas Monument (Gettysburg)
Article Subject:
Civil War Monuments, Structures, & Other Points of Interest
Author:
Mike Kendra, @CivilWarTalk
Website Name:
CivilWarTalk.com
URL:
https://civilwartalk.com/threads/state-of-arkansas-monument-gettysburg.165303/
Publisher:
CivilWarTalk, LLC
Original Published Date:
January 7, 2020

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