11th Mississippi Infantry Monument

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For the Longstreet's Assault site of this regiment's surrender[1] near the Brian Stone Wall (north of the high water mark), see 11th Mississippi Infantry Marker.
Coordinates: 39°49′11″N 77°14′49″W / 39.819641°N 77.247065°W / 39.819641; -77.247065
11th Mississippi Infantry Statue
historic district contributing structure
Gettysburg Battlefield (3441594052).jpg
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
NPS unit &
borough
Gettysburg NMP
Gettysburg
Coordinates 39°49′11″N 77°14′49″W / 39.819641°N 77.247065°W / 39.819641; -77.247065
Completed 2000 (Bill Beckworth)[2]
Historic District
MPS approved
LCS IDs
Gettysburg (75000155)
01/24/2004
MN833/228965:42 [3]
Database webpages: hscl, HMdb, StoneSentinels, GettysburgSculptures

The 11th Mississippi Infantry Statue[3] is a Gettysburg Battlefield memorial commemorating a Confederate regiment with a bronze sculpture of a flagbearer.

History[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 
  2. ^ "11th Mississippi Monument" (gallery). GettysburgDaily.com. May 5, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  3. ^ a b "11th Mississippi Infantry Statue". (structure ID MN833, LCS ID 228965) List of Classified Structures: GETT p. 42. National Park Service. 2004-01-23. 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. 
  4. ^ "Dance ensemble, regimental band among music muster performers" (NewsArchive.com image). The Gettysburg Times (Times and News Publishing Company). August 20, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-07.