• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: October 8, 1894

Location: On the South end of the Battlefield, East of Harpers Ferry Rd near the 9th NY Monument

Map Number: 77

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8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument

8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
8th CONN.
VOL.
Infantry
2d Brig.
3d Div.
9th Corps.
Advanced position
8th Conn. V.I.
No. Engaged - 400
Killed and Wounded - 194

Did You Know?

Henry Kyd Douglas

Henry Kyd Douglas, the youngest staff officer for Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a native of the Sharpsburg area. His family home was just 4 miles west of the Battlefield. His uniform and personal library are part of the Battlefield collection.