State of Indiana Monument (Gettysburg)

State of Indiana Monument

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MONUMENT PROFILE
  • Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
  • Location: East Confederate and Slocum Aves, Spangler Meadow
  • Map Coordinates: +39° 48' 50.76", -77° 12' 58.68"
  • Men Engaged at Gettysburg from Indiana: 2,040
  • Gettysburg Casualties from Indiana: 550 or 27%

MONUMENT DETAILS
  • Sculptor: Al Yeager
  • Fabricator: Codori Memorials
  • Dedicated: July 1, 1971
  • Dimensions: Sculpture: H. 12 ft. 11 in. x W. 5 ft.; Base: W. 11 ft. x D. 6 ft.
  • Description: Two Barre granite monoliths stand on a pedestal and base, surrounded by an Indiana limestone patio and walkway. The Indiana State Seal is incised into the lower front face, between the monoliths.
  • Cost: $17,000.00
  • Remarks: The monument has a weight of 14 tons or 28,000 lbs. It was located in Spangler’s Meadow because of the action of the 27th Indiana Infantry Regiment on July 3, of 1863.

MONUMENT TEXT
Title
Liberty - Equality
Dedicated to those Hoosiers who so nobly advanced freedom on this great battlefield.

On July 1, 1863, Indiana units engaged Confederate forces at Gettysburg
and sustained some of the first casualties among the Union ranks.
In this battle to preserve the Union, 552 men from Indiana were casualties to that cause

In honored memory of those valiant men of Indiana who served in the:

7th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
14th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
19th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
20th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
27th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
I & K Companies 1st Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt.
ABCDEF Companies 3rd Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt​


ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

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Assembling the Indiana state monument in Spangler's Meadow. October 30, 1970

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Article Title:
State of Indiana Monument
Authors:
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Original Published Date:
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links to state and national monuments, and nearby landmarks Located at Gettysburg National Military Park, in Adams County, Pennsylvania (rev.6/1/21)
National Monuments
Eternal Light Peace Memorial Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial High Water Mark
Lincoln Speech Memorial Soldiers' National Monument
U.S. State Monuments
DE IN MD NY NY Auxiliary PA VT U.S. Regulars
C.S. State Monuments
AL AK DE FL GA LA MD MS NC SC TN TX VA
Union Regimentals
CT DE IL IN ME MD MA MI MN
NH NJ NY OH PA RI VT WV WI U.S. Regulars
Individual &
Commemorative
Monuments
Equestrian Monuments: Hancock Howard Lee Longstreet Meade Reynolds Sedgwick Slocum
Standing Bronze Statues:
Barlow Buford Burns Father Corby Crawford Doubleday Geary Gibbon
Greene Hays Humphreys Robinson Wadsworth Warren Webb
Wells
Other Individual Monuments:
Armistead Chapman Collis Cushing Fuller Rev. Howell Humiston Merwin
Nicholson Sickles Taylor Vincent Ward Weed & Hazlett Willard Woolson Zook
Landmarks
Black Horse Tavern Cashtown Inn Dobbin House Evergreen Cemetery Jennie Wade House Lutheran Theological Seminary
McAllister's Mill Railroad Station Sachs Covered Bridge
Thompson House David Wills House
Farms: Codori Bliss Brian
Daniel Schaefer Hummelbaugh Klingle Lady Leister McLean McPherson
Rogers Rose Rummel Sherfy Slyder Snyder Taney Trostle George Weikert Wentz
Points of Interest
New Museum & Visitor Center Benner's Hill Cemetery Hill Copse of Trees Culp's Hill
Devil's Den Peach Orchard Little Round Top
Big Round Top Sachs Covered Bridge
Spangler's Spring East Cavalry Field Soldiers' National Cemetery National Cemetery Annex

Gone But Not Forgotten: Old Museum, Visitor Center, & Electric Map Old Cyclorama National Tower
 
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major bill

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Aug 25, 2012
Again a rather simple monument. These simpler monuments became more common in the 1960 and 1970s. I am sure some people like the older more ornate monuments, but something can be said about these modern monuments.
 

J C J Barefoot

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I was there just a month ago and was truck buy the monument. Here it is on a clear May afternoon. When you study the panels ----and step back from them looking through the center opening they seem to be two very large doors, opening inward to the field as if to invite us from our modern day into the past and onto the field where they bled and died. Quite impressive to see.
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