Westerly Granite in
Pennsylvania


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Gettysburg National Military Park

9th Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment

9th Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment
(138th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment)
Gettysburg National Military Park

Contractor: A. E. Windsor Company for the Smith Granite Company
Material: Blue Westerly granite; bronze
Cost: $2500
Date Ordered: unknown
Date Shipped: May 3, 1889
Date Completed: September 20, 1888
Height: 11 feet 6 inches
Base: 6 feet 9 inches x 3 feet 1 inches
Features: Bas relief figure on monument Three piece monument; bases: rack-faced with hammered margins and wash; second base has bronze panel; die: rock-faced edges and back, front hammered with bas relief.
Statue Cutter:
Carver:
Letter Cutter: John Mallon, Maurice Flynn, Alexander McFarland.
Polisher: George Clark.
Stonecutter: Rufus Pierce, Clarence Money, John Hughes, Charles Fontana, F. Smith.
Location: Warren Avenue
Map location: Monument 398 @ F13
About the monument: The relief, "By a Comrades Grave," commemorates the sacrifices made by the men of the unit both in Gettysburg and in the many places the unit fought.



Smith Granite Company Book 5 Order 107
Nixon, page 246

 

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