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Culp Brothers Memorial

 
 
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 39° 49.188′ N, 77° 14.06′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Memorial is located in a little plaza next to the American Civil War Wax Museum, known locally as the "Wax Museum.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 297 Steinwehr Avenue, 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. 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
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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"
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shouting distance of this marker); Better Than a Tent... (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Line-of-Duty Deaths on Gettysburg Battlefield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); July 1, 1863 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this memorial. 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.
 
Culp Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, November 2013
5. Culp Brothers Memorial Marker
The wayside.
Culp Brothers Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, July 10, 2013
8. Bronze Bas Relief of Lieutenant William E. Culp
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2013, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2013, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on July 17, 2014, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   6, 7, 8. submitted on July 10, 2013, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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