Monument to Col. J.H. Childs, 4th PA Cavalry
At this spot Col. Jas. H. Childs of the 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry in temporary command and of Averill's Brigade fell mortally wounded on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862.
Did You Know?
60% of Antietam National Battlefield property has been purchased since 1990. The park has more than doubled in size over the last 16 years.