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Culp Brothers Memorial

 
 
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By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
1. Culp Brothers Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to the Culp Brothers of Adams County, PA. for Duty, Honor, and Sacrifice to their Country, North and South
 
Erected 2013 by Private John Wesley Culp Memorial Camp #1961, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 39° 49.188′ N, 77° 14.06′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is located in a little plaza next to the American Civil War Wax Museum, known locally as the "Wax Museum.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tale of Two Brothers (here, next to this marker); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (here, next to this marker); "The Great Peace Jubilee" (a few steps from this marker); "Four score and seven..." (within shouting distance of this marker); Better Than a Tent... (within shouting distance of
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
2. Culp Brothers Memorial
This side of the memorial honors Private John Wesley Culp. The inscription reads "PVT. JOHN W. CULP 1839 - 1863 CO. B. 2ND VA. INF. CSA"
this marker); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); July 1, 1863 (about 400 feet away); 136th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is a few feet away from the wayside exhibit entitled "A Tale of Two Brothers." These were both erected by the same group.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
3. Culp Brothers Memorial
This side of the memorial honors Lieutenant William E. Culp. The inscription reads "LT. WILLIAM E. CULP 1831 - 1882 CO. C. 87TH PA. INF. USA"
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
4. Culp Brothers Memorial
The inscription reads "ERECTED BY THE PVT. J. W. CULP MEMORIAL CAMP #1961 SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS"
Culp Brothers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 2013
5. Culp Brothers Memorial Marker
The wayside.
Culp Brothers Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
6. Culp Brothers Memorial Plaza
The memorial is mounted atop a small boulder. Next to it at left is the wayside exhibit entitled "A Tale of Two Brothers."
Bronze Bas Relief of Private John Wesley Culp image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
7. Bronze Bas Relief of Private John Wesley Culp
Bronze Bas Relief of Lieutenant William E. Culp image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
8. Bronze Bas Relief of Lieutenant William E. Culp
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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