• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    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
NPS Photo

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?

William McKinley as a soldier and president.

William McKinley served at Antietam as a Commissary Sergeant in the 23rd Ohio Infantry before becoming the nation’s 25th President. A monument to him at Antietam was dedicated in his memory on October 13, 1903, two years after he was assassinated.