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The First Memorial
That men of honor might forever know the responsibilities of freedom.
Dedicated South Carolinians stood and were counted for their heritage and convictions. Abiding faith in the sacredness of States Rights provided their creed. Here many earned eternal glory.

First Army Corps, Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet;
McLaws Division, Kershaw's Brigade,
Brig. Gen. J.B. Kershaw;
2nd South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry
7th South Carolina Infantry
8th South Carolina Infantry
15th South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Battalion

Hood's Division Artillery;
German Artillery, Palmetto Light Artillery
Artillery Reserve
Alexander's Battalion, Brooks Artillery

Third Army Corps, Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill,
Pender's Division, Lane's Brigade
1st (PA) South Carolina Infantry
1st South Carolina Rifles
12th South Carolina Infantry
13th South Carolina Infantry
14th South Carolina Infantry
Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battery, Pee Dee Artillery

Cavalry, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart;
Hampton's Brigade, Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton;
1st South Carolina Cavalry
2nd South Carolina Cavalry
Stuart Horse Artillery, Hart's Artillery

"Ode at Magnolia Cemetery"
?There is no holier spot of ground than where defeated valor lies, by mourning beauty crowned.?

The Second Memorial
The grateful people of the State of Arkansas erect this memorial as an expression of their pride in the officers and men of the Third Arkansas
Infantry Confederate States Army, who by their valor and their blood have made this groundforever hallowed.

The Third Memorial
Remembers the valor and devotion of her sons that served at Gettysburg
July 2-3, 1863.

From near this spot the Texas Brigade at about 4:30 p.m. on July 2 crossed Emmitsburg Road and advanced with Hood's Division across Plum Run toward Little Round Top. The Texas Brigade after severe fighting on the slopes of Little Round Top retired to a position on the south side of Devil's Den. The Brigade held this position the night of July 2 and during the day on July 3 then fell back to a position near this memorial on the evening of July 3. On the field at
Gettysburg the Texas Brigade suffered 597 casualties."

Texas troops at Gettysburg were:
1st Texas Inf. Lt. Col. P.A. Work; 4th
Texas Inf., Col. J.C.G. Key, Lt. Col. B.F.
Carter, Maj. J.P. Bane, 5th Texas Inf.,
Col. R.M. Powell, Lt. Col. K. Bryan, Maj. S.C.
Rogers. The Texas Brigade included the
3rd Arkansas Inf. Col. Van H. Manning
(Brig. Gen. J.B. Robertson's Texas Brigade,
Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps.)
Of all the gallant fights they made
none was grander than Gettysburg.

A memorial to the Texans
who served the Confederacy.
Erected by the State of Texas, 1964.

The Fourth Memorial
Your names are inscribed on fames immortal scroll
Unveiled November 12, 1933 by the Alabama Division United Daughters of the Confederacy

The Fifth Memorial
A memorial to soldiers and sailors of the Confederacy

South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina, Maryland, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi

Heroic defenders of their country. Their fame shall be an echo and a light unto eternity.

Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
Directions: Gettysburg National Military Park is located in Adams County, Pennsylvania. The museum and visitor center is located at 1195 Baltimore Pike (Route 97) with a back entrance from the Taneytown Road (State Rt. 134)
Phone: 717-334-1124, ext 8023
Website: http://www.nps.gov/gett/planyourvisit/brochures.htm

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