First Minnesota monument at Gettysburg, c.1945. Erected by the State of Minnesota on the spot near Cemetery Ridge where on July 2, 1863, the regiment held the Union line against advancing Confederate soldiers.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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