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

Alabamians!

 
 
State of Alabama Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. State of Alabama Memorial
The female figure represents the spirit of Alabama directing one soldier forward while comforting a wounded soldier.
Inscription.  
Your names are inscribed on fame's immortal scroll

Unveiled November 12, 1933 by the Alabama Division United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Erected 1933 by Alabama Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 39° 47.193′ N, 77° 15.256′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Warfield Ridge section of 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. Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Law's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion
Close Up of the Statues image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Close Up of the Statues
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (about 600 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (about 600 feet away); Benning's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
The Alabama Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. The Alabama Memorial
The memorial is placed very close to the location that Law's Alabama Brigade formed in the afternoon of July 2, in preparation for an assault on the Federal lines.
Alabamians! Marker detail image. Click for full size.
By Jacob McCandles, October 9, 2011
4. Alabamians! Marker detail
The wounded soldier hands his ammo pouch to the man still fighting.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on July 18, 2012.
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