Pennsylvania State Memorial

Pennsylvania State Memorial (HMASS)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.459', W 77° 14.11'

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Inscription
(Left Front Entrance):
The
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
In honor of her sons who
on this field fought for the
Preservation of the Union
July 1.2. & 3. 1863

(Right Front Entrance):
Pennsylvania at Gettysburg
69 Regiments Infantry
9 Regiments Cavalry
7 Batteries Artillery
Total Present 34530
Killed and mortally wounded 1182
Wounded 3177 Missing 860

(Left Inside Plaque):
Memorial to the soldiers of Pennsylvania who fought
at Gettysburg July, 1863, erected under authority
of acts of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania
approved June 13, 1907, and February 11, 1909, by
Edwin S. Stuart
Governor of the Commonwealth

The commissioners charged with the selection of the design for the memorial and the construction of it, and who undertook the collection of the names and figures and other data theron, which, necessarily, are approximate, were
St. Clair A. Mulholland - Henry S. Huidekoper - John P. Taylor
Charles F. McKenna - Edward L. Whittelsey
George P. Morgan - Charles E. Quail - Edward A. Irvin
Henry H. Cumings - Jacob C. Stineman

(Right Inside Plaque):
To the Loyal Women
who through four years of war, endured
suffering and bereavement.
This tablet is dedicated
in grateful recognition of their patriotism
by the men of Pennsylvania
who served in the Army and Navy of the United
States during the War of the Rebellion.

(Right Inside Inscription):
Pennsylvania Soldiers of the Army of the Potomac
who participated in the Battle of Gettysburg
2133 Officers of whom 73 were killed or mortally wounded
32,144 enlisted men of whom 1139 wre killed or mortally wounded
Total engaged or on duty 34,247 - total killed or mortally wounded 1212

There were required in the construction of the Pennsylvania Memorial:
1252 tons of cut granite
740 tons of sand
366 tons of cement
1240 tons of broken stone
50 tons of steel
22 tons of bronze
Total 3840 tons

(Stairwell Plaque):
Memorial erected in 1910
Dedicated September 27 1910
W. Liance Cotrell Architect
Samuel A. Murray Sculptor
Harrison Granite Co. Contractors
Details
HM NumberHMASS
Tags
Year Placed1910
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308663 N 4408798
Decimal Degrees39.80765000, -77.23516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.459', W 77° 14.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 27.54" N, 77° 14' 6.60" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 163 Humphreys Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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