State of Alabama Monument (Gettysburg)
Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
Location: South Confederate Avenue
Map Coordinates: +39° 47' 9.60", -77° 15' 15.48"
- "Alabamans! Your names are inscribed on fames immortal scroll."
- "Unveiled November 12, 1933 by the Alabama Division United Daughters of the Confederacy"
Artist: Urner, Joseph
Dedicated: November 12, 1933
Dimensions: Sculpture: 7 ft. 9 in. x 10 ft. 9 in. x 35 in.; Base: 33 in. x 11 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 2 in.; Weight: 28.5 tons.
Description: Atop a large granite base stands a bronze figure group composed of an allegorical female figure representing the Spirit of the Confederacy flanked a wounded soldier on her proper right and an armed soldier on her proper left. With her raised proper left arm she urges the armed soldier to continue fighting and with her lowered proper right arm she gently restrains the wounded soldier from further combat. The figures are installed against a granite wall which rests atop three granite steps.
Cost: $12,000.00 (Nov 1933)
Battlefield Location Map