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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Arkansas

Third Arkansas Infantry

 
 
Arkansas Monument's Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
1. Arkansas Monument's Front Inscription
Inscription.
The grateful people of the
State of Arkansas erect this
memorial as an expression of
their pride in the officers and
men of the Third Arkansas
Infantry, Confederate States
Army, who by their valor
and their blood have
made this ground
forever hallowed

(Back Inscription):
The Third Arkansas Infantry Confederate States Army
 
Erected 1966 by State of Arkansas.
 
Location. 39° 47.557′ N, 77° 15.306′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Confederate Avenue and Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south on West Confederate Avenue. Click for map. Located near the Snyder Farm, in the Biesecker Woods, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Latham's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hood's Texas Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hood's Division
Arkansas Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Arkansas Monument
The four corner blocks on the monument are cast of aluminum, representing the state's role in the manufacture of that metal.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Fraser's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bachman's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Gettysburg Markers and Monuments near Biesecker's Woods.
 
Also see . . .  A Brief History of the Third Arkansas Infantry. The regiment was the only unit from Arkansas present at Gettysburg. It fought as part of the famed Texas Brigade. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Arkansas Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2001
4. Arkansas Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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