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CEREMONIES AT THE

J^ebication of tfjejfllSonument

ERECTED BY

THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN THE NATIONAL CEMETERY

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COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA.



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1912



C. E. AUGHINBAUGH,
PRINTER TO THE STATE OF PENNSYI^VANIA.

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THE AIKMBERvS



OF THJi
PENNSYLVANIA COM) ilARROR. MKMORIAI. ('()i\l M ISSlOiM.



*P. P. Hodge, Captain Company "A," 55th Regiment of tlie Penns^^l-
vania Volunteers.

Josiali Hissong, Captain Company "H," 55tli Regiment of the Penn-
sylvania Volunteers.

W. S. Underwood, Captain Company "K," 97th Regiment of the Penn-
sylvania Volunteers.

C. F. Gramlich, Captain Company "B," 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy
Artillery, 112 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.

*P. D. Bi'icker, Captain Company "F," 12th Regiment Pennsylvania
Cavahy.



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WORK OF OOMMIRSTON, ERECTION OF I\IE:\[0R1 AT. AND TRIP TO
COLD HARBOR, YA.



DURING the session of the Pennsylvania Legislature of 1907, the
following- act was passed, authorizing the erection of a monument
to commemorate the services of the Pennsylvania troops in the
battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia; also, for the appointment of a Commis-
sion, v)y the Governor, to carry this act into effect.

The act is as follows, to wit: "Section L Be it enacted, &c., That im-
mediately after the passage of this act, the Governor shall appoint a
Commission of five persons, from among the survivois of the Fifty-fifth
Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, or survivors of other
Pennsylvania Regiments of the Union Army, engaged at the battle of
Cold Harbor, the services of which have not been commemorated by a
monument on any other battle field. That the said Commission shall be
known as the "Cold Harbor Battle Field Commission," and shall serve
without compensation, except actual necessary expenses incurred in the
performance of its duties. That the Governor shall fill all and any
vacancies that may occur in said Commission. The duties of said Com-
mission shall be to select and decide upon location, design, material and
inscription for one monument, to commemorate the services of all Penn-
sylvania Regiments engaged in the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia,
which occurred in June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, and
to enter into a contract for the construction and erection of said monu-
ment: Provided, said monument shall not exceed in cost the sum of
five thousand dollars; and when such monument shall have been com-
pleted and erected, the Auditor General shall, upon proper and speci-
fically itemized vouchers, duly verified, draw his warrant upon the
State Treasurer, in favor of the said Cold Harbor Battle Field Com-
mission, for the sum of five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as
may be necessary, for the payment of the expenses of the said Com-
mission, upon filing with the Auditor General proper and specifically
itemized vouchers covering such expense.

For the purposes herein mentioned the following sums, or so much
i^ thereof as may be necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated.

For the erection and completion of a monument, as aforesaid, tlie
sum of five thousand do'lars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

I'^or the payment of all necessary and proper expenses of the said
Commission, the sum uf one thousand dollars, or so nuuli tiiei'eof as
may be necessary.

ApjiKned The i:uh day of .lune, A. 1). lilOT.

EDWIN S. STUART.

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Ill coiiiiiliaiH e with lli»' foregoing art of l^egislatuie. Ins Honor, Gov-
ernor Edwin S. Stuart, apijointed the following, to be known as the Cold
Harbor Battle Field Commission, and commissions therefore were duly
issued.

Commission.

Captain \\ V. Hodge, Coinpany "A," ri.'itli Regiment fennsylvjinia \'ol-
untcers, Suissvale, Penna., (Died November 25tii, 11)U!»).

Captain .Tosiah Hissong, Company "H," f.rith Rogimcnt Pennsylvania
Volunteers, Point, Bedford County, Penna.

Captain W. S. Underwood, Company "K," i»7th Regiment Pennsylvania
Volunteers, West Chester, Penna.

Captain C. F. Gramllch, Company "B," 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artil-
lery, 112 Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, Penna.

Cai)tain P. I). Bricker, Company "F," l.'lth Regiment Pennsylvania
Cavalry, Jersey Shore, Penna. (Died .Jan. 'A\\, l!)i;^).

On 17th day of April, 19u8, the Cold Harbor Battle Field .Meinori;il
Commission met at the Lochiel Hotel, Harrisburg, Penna., and held its
first meeting. At this meeting of the said Commission, they organized
for business, and the following officers were elected:

President, Captain P. F. Hodge.

Secretary, Captain Josiah Hissong.

Treasurer, Captain P. D. Bricker.

Captain Bricker and Captain Hissong were also elected by the mem-
bers present, to form a committee of selection, whose duty it would be
to select a suitable site for the erection of the monument, on the battle-
field of Cold Harbor, Virginia.

After duly organizing, as aforesaid, on the loth day of April, the com-
mittee left for Washington, D. C, to interview the Quartermaster (!en-
eral, as well as Arlington Heights, and the President of the United
States. The Commission finally reached Cold Harbor, about noon on
the 22nd of April, and proceeded to the National Cemetery at once,
where, after much trouble a satisfactory site was selected for the erec-
tion of the monument. The site selected is on an avenue, next to the
wall on the south side of the cemetery, and a distance of about 13 feet
to the line of the soldier's lot; and a distance of ;;4 feet eastward from
the west wall of the cemetery.

The site having been selected, the committee on inscription, consist-
ing of the whole Commission, met, and after reading and revising the
many, which were presented, all of which involved niudi hil)()r, liiially
selected the following:

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On the WEST side—

CayoZri/— 1—2— 3— 4 - 6— 8— 13— 16— 17— 18— and 21st Regi-
ments.



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47,


49, 50,


51, 53,


55,


56, 57,


58,


61, 62


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67,


68, 69,


71,


72, 76


81, 82,


83,


84, 87


88,


90, 91


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95,


96, 97


98


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105, 106,


107


110,


114,




135


116,


118,


119, 121, 138


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141


142,


143,




145


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149


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183,


184,


187,


188,




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EMBLEM — Keystone in Granite, and Pennsylvania Coat of
Arms in Bronze.

/iY-S'O/i'/Pr/OA'- Erected by the Commonwealtli of Pennsyl-
vania, to the Fifty-fifth Regiment of Pennsylvania Veteran
Volunteers, and to all other Pennsylvania Regiments in the
Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June, 1864, which have not
been commemorated by a monument on any other battlefield.
Act of Assembly approved June 13th, 1907, P. L. 594, by
Hon. Edwin S. Stuart, Governor of the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania.

C'ommissioyi ajypoiuted hy the Governor :

Captain P. F. Hodge, )

Captain Josiah Hissong. j" "'^'^^' Regiment.

Captain W. S. Underwood, 97th Regiment.

Captain C. F. Gramlich, 112th Regiment and 2nd Artillery.

Captain P. D. Rricker, 13th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry.



S /'/;\\NWI l\/l \ I roll! II \inini;.

Tl>e next step taUeii liy tlie Coiiiiuission, \v;is to instruct the Commit-
tee on Design, to invite tiie prominent granite, marble and Ijronze
monumental contractors, firms and sculptors of the country to sub-
mit models and dra\vini;s of designs, as well as estimations lor fur-
nishing nuiterials, erecting and completion of sam(^ Many responded
to this call, and many drawings and models, as well as estimations
were submitted, tiie examination of which envolved some considerable
time, as the committee had deteiinined before hand, to give their most
careful consideration to all who should respond. Finally, on the loth
day of July, A. D. i:t(t,S - the Commission having decided upon the
drawings, speciliiations, et cetera of .1. Henry Brown, an architect
and builder of Richmond, Virginia, a contract was duly entered into
between the said Commission and .1. llenry thrown to furnish the
materials and erect a monument in tlic Xational Cemetery, at Cold
Harbor, Va. A partial description of I lie nionuniciit is as follows:



Partial Desci-iption of Mnuniiu'iit.
Material —dray Ridmiond (Jraiiite.

Dimensions — Bottom base, 7 to ',). 4 — Die. '.\\\',. 4 Plinth ;!. 1^x2 — 7

— Shaft L'x8(J. Cap. 2-7)\l 8 — Statue, seven feet in height. Infantry
Soldier at parade rest, facing southward.

Total height of monument, IJO feet, :; inches.

Inscription reported by Captain .loshia llis.^ong. Sec'y.

The total of Regiments is as follows:

Artillery, W Regiments.

Cavalry, II Regiments.

Infantry, (J.'i Regiments.

Tola!, 7H Pennsylvania Regiments.

Owing to the fact, tiiat the contract called for the completion of the
monument on or before the thirty-first day of December, A. I). 19(tS,
work was begun immediately an.! progressed ia[)idly, as well as very
satisfactorily, as will ;ippeai- more at large upon the minutes of the
daily record of Captain llis.song, u lio was <lelegated by the Commis-
sion to remain on the ground and report the i)iogress of the work.
As the mmiument neared completion, and after the Commission had
viewed same, all was pronounced as being (|uite satisfactory, as well
as l«) the entile expectation of the Commission, and the work being



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just about finished, it was accepted, on the 2Uth day of Marcli, A. I).
1909, by Captain Underwood and Captain Gramlich, on tlie 5tla day of
April, A. D. 1909, upon the recommendation of the Commission, ;i
warrant for tlie balance of the payment was drawn on the State Treas-
urer, by the Auditor General, clieck being mailed April 7th, 1909, and
a release in full of the sum of $4,050 was received from J. lleniy
Brown, the builder.

On the 8th day of June, A. D. 1909, the Commission met at the Eagle
Hotel, Gettysburg, Penna., theie being present: Captain P. F. Hodge,
Captain W. S. TTnderwood, Captain C. F. Gramlich, Captain P. U.
Bricker and Captain J. Hissong, and upon a motion duly made and
seconded, Wednesday, October 20th, 1909, was fixed as of the date
for the dedication of tjie monument, subject, however, to the approval
of his Honoi', the Governor, Edwin S. Stuart, who, upon notification
of the action taken by the said Commission, acquiesced fully and in
accord with the desire of the Connuission, set Wednesday, October 29th,
1909, as the day for the dedication of the Soldiers monument in the
National Cemetery, at Cold Harbor, Va., whicli monument was erected
by the State of Pennsylvania, to the memory of lier sons, who parti-
cipated in the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., June, 1864, and it was further
decreed by his Honor, the Governor, Edwin S. Stuart, that this day
should be known as Pennsylvania Day at Cold Harbor, Va. It was
also further decreed by his Honor, the Governor, Edwin S. Stuart, that
in pursuance with the act of Assembly, approved the 13th day of May,
1909, that the transportation for tlie survivors of the Regiments, to
which the said monument was erected, should be procured and all ar-
rangements should be taken care of by the Commission, in order that
all might be in accord with tlie act, as made and provided: which said
act is as follows, to wit:



No. 552.

To provide transportation to and from the battlefield of Cold Hai-bor,
Virginia, at the time of the dedication of the monument in com-
memoration of the servies of Pennsylvania troops engaged in that
battle, which occurred in June, one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-four, and which have not been commemorated by a monument
on any other battlefield, to the honorably discharged survivors of
said regiments, and also to State officials and guests, to attend tlie
unveiling of said monument, and making the necessary appropria-
tion therefor.



10 I-J:.\ \S) L\ W/A AT COLIi IIAh'llOl,'.

Wlieieas, the (jeneial Asseniblj' of the Commonwealth of Pennsyl-
vania, by an act approved the loth day of June, Anno Domini one
thousand nine hundred and seven (Pamphlet laws live hundred and
and ninety-lour), authorized to the Governor to appoint a commission
of five persons, from amongst the survivors of the Fifty-fifth Regiment
of the Pennsylvania Volunteer InTantry, or survivors of other Penn-
sylvania regiments of the Union Army, engaged at the battle of Cold
Harbor, the services of which have not been commemorated by a monu-
ment on any other battlefield. That the duties of said commission shall
be to select and decide upon a location, design, material and inscrip-
tion for one monument, to commemorate the services of all Pennsyl-
vania Hegiinents engaged in the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, which
occurred in June, one thousand eigiit liundred and sixty-four, not hav-
ing monuments on any other battlefield.

And whereas, the CJovernor aijpointed upon the said Commission 1*.
F. Hodge, Christian F. Gramlich, P. D. Bricker, Josiah Hissong and
\V. S. Underwood, who have selected and decided upon the location, de-
sign, material and inscription of such monument, and entered into a
contract for the construction and erection of same.

And whereas, it has been officially ascertained that seventy-two Penn-
sylvania Regiments — infantry, cavalry and artillery — were engaged in
said battle of June, one thousand eight hundred and si.\ty-four, the
names and numbers being Inscribed on said monument. All of the above
regiments and batteries have monuments and markers upon other bat-
tlefields, e.vcept the following sixteen, as nearly as can be ascertained:
Batteries B and F J.iglit Aitillery; One Hundred and Twelve, or Second
Regiment Heavy Artillery; Second Regiment I^iovisional Artillery;
Tliirteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Cavaliy, and the Fifty-fil'tli, Fifty-
ciglitii, Seven! y-sixtii, Nine-seventh, One Hundred and P"'ifty-scventh, One
Hundred and Eighty-third, One Hundred and Eighty-Fourth, One Hun-
dred and Eighty-seventh, One Hundred and Eighty-eighth, One Hun-
dred and .N'inetictli and One Hundred and .Xinoty-first Regiments of In-
fantry.

And whereas, tlie monument is nearing completion, being located
within the National Cemetery at Cold Harbor, Virginia.

And whereas, the people of the Commonwealth have not only lom-
niemorated the brave and valorous deeds of her loyal volunteer soldiers,
who fell a sacrifice in the defence of their country, but also are willing
an<l ready to honor those who yet survive that great struggle; therefore

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c.. That the Governor of the Common-
wealth shail, at such time as he shall deem best, appoint a day for the
dedication of the aforesaid monument, to be called "Pennsylvania Day. "

Section 1*. That Hie said dedication shall be under the control ami
direction (if Hie preseni ( "(imiiiissidn. who shall also taUe cliarpe of tiie
leienionies (in the field.



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Section ?,. That there shall be provided and furnished by the Com-
monwealth of Pennsylvania, to such State officials and guests as the
Governoi- may designate, and to all surviving honorably discharge
Pennsylvania soldiers who were menibers of any of the above sixteen
regiments and batteries of the Pennsylvania Volunteers who took part
in the said battle, transportation for the nearest railway station of the
residence of such State official or guests, or any Pennsylvania soldier,
to Richmond, Virginia or the nearest railroad point to the battlefield
of Cold Harbor, and return; to enable them to be present at the dedica-
tion of said monument, allowing six days to visit Richmond, Virginia,
and the several battlefields in proximity thereof.

Section 4. The said Battlefield Commission be and is hereby author-
ized, directed* and empowered to provide transportation for such State
officials, guests and the said surviving soldiers, by railway, aforesaid,
(o and from the nearest railroad station to Cold Harbor, Virginia, and
lefurn, and care upon the battlefield on the day of the dedication; and
the aid Commission is further authorized and empowered to provide
such blanks and establish such rules for the reception of such applica-
tions as may be deemed proper, and to give publicity of the require-
ments under this Act, in order that the surviving soldiers entitled to
transportation may secure same.

Section 5. That any peron who shall personate or attempt to person-
ate any soldier entitled to the provisions of this act, in order to secure
transportation under this act, or shall use or attempt to use the trans-
portation provided for any such soldier, shall be guilty of a misde-
meanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than one
hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not exceeding one month, or either or
both, at the discretion of the court before which conviction is had.

Section 6. That the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or so much
thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically ap-
propriated out of any money in the Treasury, be the same not other-
wise appropriated to defray the expenses of the transportation; and
the further sum of five hundred dollars, to pay the necessary expenses
of the Commission incident thereto. Said appropriation to be paid on
the warrant of the Auditor General upon a requisition of the Battlefield
Commission drawn in the usual manner, filing specifically itemized or
satisfactory vouchers showing in detail the disbursement under the
act, which requisition and vouchers to be filed with the Auditor General
within sixty days after the dedication of such monument.

Approved-The 13th day of May, A. D. 1909.

EDWIN S. STUAllT.



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In coiui)liame with the lourlli scttion ol tlio loiegoiiig act of Assem-
bly, the Seiretary of tlie Coiiiiiiission, Captain .losiaii llissong was in-
structed to comply theit'w itli, and iiiimfdiatcly issued tlie following
<ircular of information:

H<iul<iiiiiilcis of the Cnlcl II;iil"ir JiaKlclu-Iil (•<.iiiiiiissioii,

I'uiiil. I'cniia.
<lUrii|,AK <IF IM-intMATlU.N".

Cold Hui'bur Battlefiold Cuiiiuiissiuii.

Point. I'a., July litli. l!)Of).

Tlie <;ciierjil Assfiiilil.v of I'oiiiisylvaiiia , by an act appioveil June 13tli, 1907, provliletl
for the creclion hy tin- Slate of I'ennsylvnnia, upon the baltlelteUl of ToUl Ilai-bor, \\v-
uinhi, of a uioiiunicnt lo ciiiMnii-niciatu the services of Halleries H and !•', Light Artillery;
Due llnnilrc^l ami Twelve, or Second Kegiuicut of Heavy Artillery; Second ItcKiiiK'nt I'ro-
visional lli'avy Artillery; Thirteenth Kegiuiont of J'ennsylvania Cavalry, and the Fifly-
llflli, I'iflyeiKhlh, Seventy-sixth, Ninely-seventh, Due Hundred and Fifty-seventh, One
Hundred and Ki^'hly third. Hue Htnulred and ICJKlily fourlh. tine Huu>l#i'<l and I'.ighly
si-veiilh. due Hundred and I'.ii^lily-eiKliUi , Oue Huuilreil and Niniliclh . and One Hnnilr<cl

and Niii.-ly lirsl liegi uls of liifanlry, and apiuoiu ialr.l (li<- .nliui ..f six II saml dollors

for the jiuriiiise.

The Act of .May l-Uh, l!t(i;i, provides:

Section 1'. That the said dedication shall be under the control and
direction of the said Commission, who shall also take charsp of the cere-
monies on the field.

Section :J. That there shall be provided and furnished, by the Com-
monwealth of Pennsylvania, to such State officials and guests as the
Governor may designate, and to all the surviving honorably discharged
l*ennsylvania soldiers who were members of any of the above sixteen
legiments and batteries of Pennsylvania Volunteers who took part in
said battle, transportation from the railway station nearest the place of
residence of such State official or guest, or any such Pennsylvania sol-
dier to Riihmontl, Virginia, or the nearest lailroad point to the Battle-
field of Cold iiaibor, and return, to enable them to be present at the
dedi<-ation of said monument, allowing six days to visit Kichiiiond, Vir-
ginia, and the several battlefields in proximity thereof.

Section 4. The said Battlefield Commission be and is heieby autlior-
i/.ed, directed and empowered to provide transportation for such said
State officials, guests, and the said surviving soldiers, by railway, afore-
said, to and from the nearest railroad station to Cold Harbor, Viiginia,
and return, and care upon the battlefield on the occasion of the dedica-
tion of said monument, and the said Commission is further authorized
to provide sucii blanks, and establish such rules for the reception of
such applications as may be deemed proper, and to give publicity of
the re(|uirenients under this act, in order that the surviving soldiers
entitled to transporttition may secure same

S«'ction '). That any person who shall licrsonate or attempt to iier-
K4inate any soldier eiililled to the provisions of this act, in order to
seciii'i- I raii.spdi l;il ion iinihT Ihis ail, or shall use m ,'ifli-iiipl to use lln-



PEX\,'<yiA A\l\ AT COLD IIMUlOir 1.1

tianspoitutiou provided for any sucli toldifi-, shall bf> ,s;uilty of a luis-
demeanor, and, upon conviction llicieor, shall l)c fuifMl not more than
one hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not exceeding one month, or
either or both, at the discretion of the court before whicli conviction is
had.

The Governor of Pennsylvania, in accordance with the provisions of
the act of Assembly, has fixed Wednesday, October 29, 1909, as the day
on which the monument will be dedicated, and the Cold Harbor Battle-
field Commission, in pursuance thereof, will issue transportation to hon-
orably discharged Pennsylvania soldiers who were members of either
of the above named regiments to permit them to attend the dedication
of the aforesaid monument, under the following regulations:

1.— Tiansportation will be issued onl.\' to ai)i)licants who were uieiii-
bers of either of tlic al)o\H named regiments, and lionor;il)ly disdiaigcd
therefrom.

2 — Application must be made on blank form to be procured from
Josiali Hissong, Secretary Cold I^aibor Battlefield Commission, Point,
Pa. Xo application will be considered unless made on proper form,
and no transportation will be issued except upon proper application,
and to persons legally entitled thereto.

3. — Transportation will be issued only from railway station in Penn-
sylvania nearest to residence of applicant, good from that point to Rich-
mond, Virginia, and return, and by the shortest available route.

4. — No payment or allowance is made by the Commonwealth of Penn-
sylvania for subsistence, carriage hire, wagon transportation or Pullman
car or sleei)ing car fares.

5. — The time limit of tickets will be so arranged as to pei'mit persons
using same to start sufficiently in advance of date of dedication to visit
the battlefield.

G. — The transportation issued will be good going and returning by
the same route, and will not permit of going by one road and returning
by another, either wholly or in part.

7. — In order that transportation may be issued and reach applicants
in time, applications must be filed not later than October 1st, 1909.

8. — When order foi- ticket is issued by the Commission all further


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