State of Arkansas Monument (Gettysburg)
Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
Location: West Confederate Avenue across from Snyder Farmhouse
Map Coordinates: 39° 47' 33.36", -77° 15' 18.36"
- "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 of memorial: "THE THIRD ARKANSAS INFANTRY CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY"
Artist: Cobb Memorials, fabricator; Reynolds Metal Company, founder
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)
Battlefield Location Map