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This category is for monuments and memorials erected to honor those who fought in the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865. Photos are required for new waymarks and visits to existing waymarks. At least one of the photos must be a tight shot of the entire monument, top to bottom, taken from the front. Additional photos are welcome. Click on "show additional information" below to review photo and naming requirements prior to submitting waymark
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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsBattery B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents one of four Rhode island monuments at Gettysburg and indicates the location of the battery on July 3, 1863 during Longstreet's Assault cannonade.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials1st New York Independent Battery Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 90 monuments dedicated to New York units present @ the Battle of Gettysburg. The monument indicates the position held on July 3, 1863 by Cowan's 1st NY Independent Battery during Pickett's Charge.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/21/2013

last visited: 2/8/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials4th Maine Infantry Position Marker - Gettysburg, PA

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Flank & position markers play an integral role for understanding various regiment positions and the roles they played at Gettysburg. The position monuments located in this area delineate troop lines and locations during Pickett's Charge.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials42nd New York Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This is one of 90 New York Monuments at Gettysburg and definitely one of the most unique..it's a teepee! The sculpture indicates the position held on' the morning of July 2, 1863 &on uly 3, 1863 during Longstreet's Assault (Pickett's Charge).

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: 2/8/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsHigh Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument is definitely one of the crown jewels of Gettysburg, attracting visitors near & far. Written about in newspapers, books, the AGS, & featured in various websites, this elaborate monument is still as significant today as it was in 1892.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 2/8/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials106th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 110 Monuments to Pennsylvania infantry regiments present during the Battle of Gettysburg and indicates the advanced position of the 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on Juy 3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials3rd Maine Infantry Position Marker - Gettysburg, PA

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Flank & position markers play an integral role for understanding various regiment positions and the roles they played at Gettysburg. The position monuments accompany the primary monuments & are generally nearby to delineate troop lines and locations.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/21/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsHall's Brigade - US Brigade Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 75 Civil War US Brigade Tablets at Gettysburg and records the movement & itinerary of Hall's 3rd Brigade during the Battle of Gettyburg, July 1-3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/29/2012

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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Another unique, Pennsylvania sculpture is 1 of 110 monuments dedicated to PA units present @ Gettysburg & was erected as commemoration to the 1st PA Cavalry whose position was at left rear of this site & held in reserve if Webb's line was broken.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: 2/5/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This is one of 110 monuments dedicated to Pennsylvania units who served at Gettysburg and indicates the position held by 72nd PA Infantry on July 3, 1863 standing in-line, firing volleys into Armistead's advance line.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: 2/8/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials59th New York Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents one of 90 monuments to NY units present @ Gettysburg & locates the position held by 59th on July 2-3, 1863 when under attack for both days, repulsing Confederate soldiers both times.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/16/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsWebb's Brigade - US Brigade Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 75 Civil War US Brigade Tablets at Gettysburg and records the movement & itinerary of Webb's 2nd Brigade during the Battle of Gettyburg, July 1-3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 2/6/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials69th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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The 69th Pa Irish fought in every campaign w/ the Union and were in the midst of almost every major battle during the Civil War. These men, mostly born in Ireland, fought to defeat the Rebels and are represented by this obelisk-monument.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials7th Michigan Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represent one of nine monuments dedicated to Michigan units that served at Gettysburg and the indicates position held by the 7th on July 2 & 3, 1863 when they repulsed attacks by Wright (July 2) & Longstreet (July 3) [Pickett's Charge].

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials19th Massachusetts Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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1 of 25 Massachusetts Mn. Indicates position held by 19th Mass. July 3, 1863 before & during Longstreet's Assualt. Located E side Hancock Ave, near Copse of Trees. LF&RF markers 66' & 67' N-S of Mn, respectively.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsHazard's Brigade - US Brigade Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 75 Civil War US Brigade Tablets at Gettysburg and records the movement & itinerary of Hazard's Artillery Brigade during the Battle of Gettyburg, July 1-3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials7th Michigan Infantry Left & Right Flank Markers - Gettysburg, PA

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These 2 flank markers are on either side of the 7th Michigan Infantry. The monuments records the left & right most positions of this unit's line on July 3, 1863 when defending this position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsBattery A, 4th U.S. Artillery - US Regulars Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument is one of 45 Civil War US Regulars tablets in the park & locates the position occupied by Cushing's Battery during the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863. The monument is flanked by four 3-inch ordnance rifles, two on either side.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2012

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsArmy of The Potomac Marker - Gettysburg, PA

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This one-of-a-kind Civil War monument commemorates the "headquarters" of the Rebel Army at Gettysburg and is located opposite the Angle - The HIgh Water Mark of the Rebellion, where the Federals put the final nail in the Confederate Coffin.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2012

last visited: 2/6/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This sculpture is one of 110 monuments dedicated to Pennsylvania regiments which fought @ Gettysburg & indicates the advanced position of the 72nd PA Zouaves on July 3, 1863 during the repulse of Armistead's Brigade.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials19th Massachusetts Infantry Left & Right Flank Markers - Gettysburg, PA

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These 2 flank markers are on either side of the 7th Michigan Infantry. The monuments records the left & right most positions of this unit's line on July 3, 1863 when defending this position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/12/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsWright’s Brigade - CS Advance Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument is 1 of 100 Civil War tablets locating the positions of batteries & brigades not otherwise delineated. This tablet marks the position of Wright's Brigade on July 2, 1863 & narrates the events associated w/ the brigade during the battle.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 5/8/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsUnited States Regulars Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument was commissioned by the U.S. Congress to honor all U.S. Federal Troops, or those regulars who remained loyal to the Union during the Civil War. The obelisk looms 85 feet in the air & is one of the tallest monuments @ Gettysburg.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 2/8/2016

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American Civil War Monuments and Memorials99th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This position marker is 1 of 110 monuments dedicated to PA units present @ Gettysburg & Indicates the position held by the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry on July 3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: 5/24/2015

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American Civil War Monuments and MemorialsFitzhugh's Brigade - US Brigade Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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This monument represents 1 of 75 Civil War US Brigade Tablets at Gettysburg and records the movement & itinerary of Fitzhugh's 4th Volunteer Reserve Artillery Brigade during the Battle of Gettyburg, July 1-3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 2/6/2016

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