• 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?

The Texas Flag

The First Texas Infantry lost 82% of their men killed, wounded and missing while fighting in the Cornfield at Antietam, the highest casualty rate for any Confederate regiment in one battle of the Civil War.