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[167] shaft is a pedestrian statue of a private soldier seven feet high, with musket at ‘arms rest’ position. The cost of that shaft was $10,000. It bears the following inscripion:

1861-1865.

Fifteenth regiment, New Jersey Volunteers.

Erected by the State of New Jersey to mark that portion of the Confederate line held by the Fourteenth Georgia Regiment and assaulted May 12, 1864, by the Fifteenth Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Edward K. Campbell. Men engaged, 423; loss, 116 killed, 159 wounded, 33 missing.



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