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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument
Structure Number:
MN230
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
High Water Mark of The Rebellion/GBMA Marker
Park:
Gettysburg National Military Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Pennsylvania
Structure County:
Adams
Region:
Northeast
Cluster:
Chesapeake
Administrative Unit:
Gettysburg National Military Park
LCS ID:
009951
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/23/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
1 of 6 National monuments, second oldest. Commerates both Union and Confederate forces that fought at Gettysburg. Represents the turning point of the rebellion. Located at the Copse of Trees West of North Hancock.
 
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
1892
AD


Bachelder, John B.
Sculptor
2. 
Altered
1895
AD




3. 
Restored
1976
AD
1977
AD
NPS
Other
4. 
Preserved
2000
AD




5. 
Rehabilitated
2001
AD




 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Outdoor Sculpture (Statuary)
Primary Current Use:
Outdoor Sculpture (Statuary)
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
1. 
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Historic
2. 
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Current
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Outdoor Sculpture
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Bronze
2. 
Superstructure
Granite
3. 
Substructure
Granite
Short Physical Description:
Combined w/Mn 389. Mn base 11'4"sq, rough hewn. Shaft of polished granite topped w/oversized open bronze book. Tablets 4 sides w/rear tablet added 1895 (MN389) listing directors of Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association. All 9'H.
Long Physical Description:
Monument is a polished granite shaft topped with an oversized open bronze book and set on a 11.4 foot square rough hewn base. Tablets are on all four sides, with the rear tablet added in 1895 that lists the directors of the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association. Overall height is nine feet. Granolithic concrete sidewalks with granite curbing surround the monument. Two bronze Napoleon cannon on cast iron carriages, with stacked bronze ammunition, complete the monument grouping. Located at the Copse of Trees west of Hancock Avenue.

Granolithic concrete sidewalks w/ granite curbing surround monument. 2 bronze Napoleon cannon on cast-iron carriages w/stacked bronze ammo complete monument grouping.