Westerly Granite in Georgia


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Chickamauga National Military Park

7th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Contractor: Smith Granite Company
Material: Cream (light pink) Westerly granite; bronze
Cost: $1500
Date Ordered: October 1895
Date Shipped: May 26, 1896
Height: 9 feet 1 inch
Base: 8 feet 6 inches x 4 feet 7 inches
Features: Four-piece monument; first base: rock faced with margins and hammered wash; second based: rock-faced with margins and wash; die: rock-faced side; front hammered with raised polished letters and bronze relief of cavalryman; cap: four way peak with raised polished letters.
Letter cutter: Bernard Craddick, Alexander Patterson
Polisher: Thomas McCarthy, John Rowe
Stonecutter: F. Smith, James Pine, Martin Sweeney, Norman Blake, Daniel Kelleher
Location: Chickamauga National Military Park, Reeds Bridge Road near Jays Mill Road
Map Location: Monument 1044 @ L4About the unit:

 

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