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Cumberland Township 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.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 47.557′ N, 77° 15.306′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial 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. Located near the Snyder Farm, in the Biesecker Woods, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hood's Texas Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hood's Division (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. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
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.) 
 
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 was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 892 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on November 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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