General Abner Doubleday, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 49.979 W 077° 15.048
18S E 307396 N 4411644
Quick Description: The General Abner Doubleday statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, near the intersection of Meredith Avenue and South Reynolds Avenue, at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2006 4:10:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM1340
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BillsBayou
Views: 45

Long Description:
The statue of General Abner Doubleday honors the role he performed for the Union cause on the first day of the battle. General Abner Doubleday was a career army officer.

As Artillery Captain, he aimed and fired the first Union cannon shot of the Civil War.

General Abner Doubleday's statue was dedicated on September 25, 1917, made of Standard Bronze at a cost of about $7250. The contractor's were Jonathan Williams Company (bronze), and Worden-Gilboy Company (granite). Sculptor was J. Massey Rnind.

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Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: General Abner Doubleday

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