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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Bivouac of the Dead Markers
Structure Number:
CM08
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Bivouac of The Dead Poem Tablets
Park:
Gettysburg National Military Park
Park District:
GETC Gettysburg National Cemetery
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Pennsylvania
Structure County:
Adams
Region:
Northeast
Cluster:
Chesapeake
Administrative Unit:
Gettysburg National Military Park
LCS ID:
080532
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/23/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Series of 8 tablets tribulizing the valor of the dead soldiers interred in the National Cemetery.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1882
AD




2. 
Preserved
1882
AD
1906
AD
War Department
Other
3. 
Restored
1992
AD


NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Primary Current Use:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Outdoor Sculpture
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Iron
Short Physical Description:
Series of 8 tablets of original 17, placed around Cemetery Loop. Inscribed w/ stanzas from Theodore O'Hara's "Bivouac of the Dead", 7 stanzas remain, 1 repeated in tablet series. Approx. size 2'x4' mounted at a slant, 2'H.