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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
1st Massachusetts Battery Monument
Structure Number:
MN282-A
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
McCartney's Battery Monument
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:
009832
 
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 25 Civil War Monuments to Massachusetts. Indicates position held July 3, 1863 as relief to Edgell's New Hampshire Battery. Located S end National Cemetery near Lincoln Speech Memorial.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1885
CE




 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Primary Current Use:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
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. 
Substructure
Granite
2. 
Superstructure
Granite
Short Physical Description:
Mn w/1 iron cannon. Mn base 4'square, shaft w/raised polished surface & incised inscription front, reverse of excised polished stone w/corps insiginia. Cap of pryamidal design. All 6'H. 1 cannon to left, right missing.
Long Physical Description:
This monument is flanked with one wrought iron cannon. The monument is a shaft with a raised polished surface and a pyramidal designed cap, and set on a four-foot square base. The shaft has an incised inscription on the front and excised polished stone with corps insignia on the rear. The overall height is six feet. It is located at the south end of the cemetery.