• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Baltimore Battery, Maryland, Confederate

Dedicated: May 30, 1900

Location: Back (west side) of Philadelphia Brigade park

Map Number: 33

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Baltimore Battery Monument

Baltimore Battery Monument

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Monument Text:
Maryland
Baltimore Battery,
Jackson's Division
C.S.A.
The Battery, under the command of Capt. J.B. Brockenbrough, occupied a position near this marker at daybreak, and opened the battle on the Confederate side. The monument to the Maryland troops is near the Dunkard Church.

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.