Finding CSA State Monuments at Gettysburg

This exercise will engage your brain before you start pedaling. It is about finding CSA state monuments at Gettysburg. A map and some photos are your tools. You can find these monuments with your car, or you can enjoy a spectacular ride south on West Confederate Avenue. If you understand U.S. Postal code abbreviations, then you should be able to complete this exercise without doing any research.

11 CSA State Monuments

There are eleven CSA state monuments in Gettysburg National Military Park:

CSA State Monuments

#StateDedicationSculptor
1Alabama1933Joseph Urner (1898–1987)
2Arkansas1966Contractor – Cobb Memorial Company
3Florida1963Designer – J. B. Hill
4Georgia1961Designer – Harry Sellers
5Louisiana1971Donald De Lue (1897–1988)
6Mississippi1973Donald De Lue (1897–1988)
7North Carolina1929Gutzon Borglum (1867–1941)
8South Carolina1963Designer – J. B. Hill
9Tennessee1982Contractor – Decherd Marble and Granite Company
10Texas1964Designer – Harold B. Simpson (1917–1989)
11Virginia1917Frederick W. Sievers (1872–1966)

Can you find these sites on a map? Give it a try! It’s the first step to finding battlefield treasure.

Finding CSA State Monuments at Gettysburg

For each monument’s photograph, find its location on the map. (Or you could do it the other way around: For each map location, find the associated monument photograph.)

Then bicycle south on West Confederate Avenue, and use the map to find each CSA state monument on Seminary Ridge. West Confederate Avenue offers a gentle, mostly shady ride on a double-wide, smoothly paved park road. There are two picnic areas and comfort facilities.

Map

Do you want to know the what monument is pinned on the following map? Hover over the pin with your mouse, or tap the pin on a mobile device. We are using United States postal abbreviations to identify states.

 

Photos

 

Finding CSA State Monuments at Gettysburg
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