• 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?

President Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln visited Antietam Battlefield two weeks after the battle and spent four days visiting General George McClellan, touring the battlefield and visiting the wounded of both sides.