• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Army of Northern Virginia Monument

Dedicated: Before 1918

Location: Route 65 at the Entrance to the Piper Farm

Map Number: 62

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Army of Northern Virginia Monument
Army of Northern Virginia Monument
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Monument Text: A.N.V.

Near this spot an abandoned Confederate gun manned by a Second Lieutenant of the 6th Virginia Infantry Mahone's Brigade and two Infantry Volunteers from Anderson's Georgia Brigade, was placed in action September 17, 1862.

Did You Know?

Nelson Miles during the Civil War

Colonel Nelson Miles of the 64th New York Infantry was a volunteer officer at Antietam and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Chancellorsville. After the Civil War he remained in the Army and by the Spanish American War in 1898 he was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army.