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11th Mississippi Infantry Statue
historic district contributing structure
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
NPS unit &
borough
Gettysburg NMP
Gettysburg
Completed 2000 (Bill Beckworth)[1]
Historic District
MPS approved
LCS IDs
Gettysburg (75000155)
01/24/2004
MN833/228965:42 [2]
Database webpages: hscl, HMdb, StoneSentinels, GettysburgSculptures

The 11th Mississippi Infantry Statue[2] is a Gettysburg Battlefield memorial commemorating a Confederate regiment with a bronze sculpture of a flagbearer.

HistoryEdit

The 2nd South Carolina String Band performed at the dedication.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "11th Mississippi Monument" (gallery). GettysburgDaily.com. May 5, 2008. http://www.gettysburgdaily.com/?p=144. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "11th Mississippi Infantry Statue". (structure ID MN833, LCS ID 228965) List of Classified Structures: GETT p. 42. National Park Service. 2000 (documented 2004). http://www.hscl.cr.nps.gov/insidenps/report.asp?PARK=GETT&RECORDNO=1027. Retrieved 2011-08-24. "Monument consisting of granite base, rough cut tapered sides and polished, smooth cut top, approx 5' wide by 12' +/- deep by 4' high with tapers approx 6" in. Bronze plaques applied to four faces. Centered in top is bronze statue of Mississippi flagbearer infantryman." 
  3. Shaara, Jeff (2006). Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields: Discovering America's Hallowed Ground. Ballantine Books. ISBN 0-345-46488-5. "a total of fourteen Mississippians reached this spot" 
  4. "Dance ensemble, regimental band among music muster performers" (NewsArchive.com image). Times and News Publishing Company. August 20, 2008. http://newspaperarchive.com/gettysburg-times/2008-08-20/page-38. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 

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