Westerly Granite in
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Gettysburg National Military Park

2nd Rhode Island Infantry

2nd Rhode Island Infantry
Gettysburg National Military Park

Contractor: A. H. Combe for the Smith Granite Company
Material: Blue Westerly granite; bronze
Cost: $1000
Date Ordered: March 6, 1886
Date Shipped: June 2, 1886
Date Dedicated:
Height: 9 feet 4 inches
Base: 4 feet 6 inches x 4 feet 6 inches
Features: Four piece monument. First base: rock-faced with hammered margins and wash; second base: hammered with raised Greek cross; die: hammered with sunken inscription and state seal; cap: hammered with bronze drum and wreath.
Statue Cutter:
Carver: Louis Olgeati, Constantine Villa.
Letter Cutter: James Ledward.
Polisher:
Stonecutter: James Kellis, John B. O'Connell, Alexander Allen, William Taylor,
Location: Sedwick Ave.
Map location: Monument 406 @ G12
About the Monument: This monument executed entirely in granite is located in South Kinston, RI,



Smith Granite Company Book 3 Order 308
Nixon, page 380.

 

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