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Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg e-book

Author:

Steve A. Hawks

Language:

English

Category:

History

Subcategory:

Americas

ePub size:

1119 kb

Other formats:

docx lit lrf lit

Rating:

4.2

Publisher:

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 23, 2011)

Pages:

124

ISBN:

1461021944

Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg e-book

by Steve A. Hawks


Start by marking Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg as Want to Read . The book showcases all 94 Confederate brigade, division, corps and army headquarters monuments and position markers on the Gettysburg battlefield.

Start by marking Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Each has a photograph, complete text from the monument, map location and GPS information. Also included is an index of the commanding officers named on the monuments and a second index of subordinate regiments and batteries. Each monument names its unit's commanders and subordinate units, gives a timeline of activities in the battle, and lists casualties.

The first Confederate monument on the Gettysburg battlefield was . See Confederate Headquarters Markers or Confederate Artillery Battery Markers.

The first Confederate monument on the Gettysburg battlefield was dedicated in 1884 to the 1st Maryland Battalion. It took years for the next to follow. As time went on the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg and a spirit of reconciliation combined to bring some southern monuments to this northern field. Many of the veterans who strongly associated with their regiments had passed on by then, and efforts were concentrated in state monuments.

The Heyward Shepherd monument was erected in 1931, after decades of controversy, by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and to a lesser extent by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. It commemorates Heyward (sometimes spelled "Hayward" or "Heywood") Shepherd (1825–October 16, 1859), a free black man, who was the first person killed during John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry

Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg battlefield is a giant outdoor classroom clustered with hundreds of monuments

Confederate Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg battlefield is a giant outdoor classroom clustered with hundreds of monuments. Their stories set in stone, bronze and iron help visitors explore one of the great turning points in American history.

The Battle of Gettysburg was the largest and deadliest of the American Civil War. Today the battlefield is an incredible outdoor classroom with over a thousand monuments to the men who fought there. These stories set in stone.

Another 50% of material, now 70 pages long. Photos and analysis of every Confederate monument plus monuments that honor both sides, etc. Also an analysis of the reasons why so few Confederate monuments were built, the consequences of this for present-day visitors, and a short essay on what monuments SHOULD be there.

The ANV Headquarters Monument is located on the west side of West Confederate Avenue, across . According to Steve Hawks, there are more than 70 AOP and 60 ANV brigade headquarters monuments at Gettysburg

The ANV Headquarters Monument is located on the west side of West Confederate Avenue, across from the Virginia State Monument. These headquarters monuments are tall, rectangular stone structures with curved tops and brass tablets with scalloped tops. A national shield adorns each structure. According to Steve Hawks, there are more than 70 AOP and 60 ANV brigade headquarters monuments at Gettysburg. Brigade monuments are bronze tablets that are mounted on a stone pedestal. AOP Brigade HQ Monument. Left: AOP brigade headquarters monuments have a square stone pedestal and a tablet with a rounded top.

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The Virginia monument was the first of the Confederate state monuments to be placed at Gettysburg. Monument to Union Major (later Brevet Major General) William Wells at Gettysburg, with photos, text from the monuments, history, and map location. The monument honors the common soldiers from Virginia. Confederate Statues Confederate Monuments Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg Pennsylvania Virginia History American Civil War American History Napoleonic Wars War Memorials. Monument to General William Wells at Gettysburg.

The Gettysburg battlefield is a giant outdoor classroom clustered with hundreds of monuments. Their stories set in stone, bronze and iron help visitors explore one of the great turning points in American history. The headquarters monuments provide the background to the story. They were erected just before the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1913 to give a visitor the big picture and to provide the Confederate side of the story on a battlefield where at the time all but two monuments were to Northern units and individuals. The book showcases all 94 Confederate brigade, division, corps and army headquarters monuments and position markers on the Gettysburg battlefield. Each has a photograph, complete text from the monument, map location and GPS information. Also included is an index of the commanding officers named on the monuments and a second index of subordinate regiments and batteries. Each monument names its unit's commanders and subordinate units, gives a timeline of activities in the battle, and lists casualties. Their wording is in the dispassionate and often awkward voice of an official report, but does not conceal the underlying triumphs and tragedies that make up the story of this largest and deadliest of all Civil War battles. A companion book is also available for Union Headquarters Monuments at Gettysburg.

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