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General Robert E. Lee, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 48.851 W 077° 15.010
18S E 307397 N 4409555
Quick Description: The General Robert E. Lee Monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along West Confederate Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2007 5:55:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM14VE
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 163

Long Description:
The General Robert E. Lee Monument was designed by Frederick Sievers.

The monument honors the South's great General Robert E. Lee, as well as the Virginia Soldier's that fought and dies in the Battle of Gettysburg.

The seven figures below the General Robert E. Lee statue are made up to represent the Army of Northern Virginia. The figures, a Cavalry Colorbearer, Artillery Bugler, and five figures to represent individuals from all walks of life.

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Identity of Rider: General Robert E. Lee

Identity of Horse: Traveller

Name of artist: Frederick Sievers

Date of Dedication: 06/06/1917

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: Monument honors General Robert E. Lee and Soldier's of Northern Virginia

Position: All Hooves Planted

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