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1ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY MONUMENT
Item #: CWB12508
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The monument to the 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Emmitsburg Road across from Sickles Avenue. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts erected the monument on June 30th. It was dedicated on July 2nd, 1886.
The 9′ wide base of the granite monument supports the diamond symbol of the Third Corps, standing a total of 13′ 3″ high . The front of the diamond has a relief of a skirmisher climbing over a split rail fence. The 1st Massachusetts maintained a skirmish line on the army’s front on July 2nd. At the time of the battle the Rogers house stood just to the south of the monument; the yard where the monument is located was the location for the skirmish reserve.

Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
 $35.00 USD