3rd Delaware Volunteer Infantry Monument
3rd DELAWARE VOLUNTEERS
MAJOR ARTHUR MAGINNIS 3rd BRIGADE,
2nd DIVISION, XII CORPS.
This regiment, worn down from active service in the second Manassas Campaign, went into action Sept. 17, 1862 with only five officers and 120 men. It started out on the right of the Union line in front of the West Woods. After heavy action along the Hagerstown Pike, it helped repulse Confederate counter attack following rout of Sedgewick's Division. Final position of the regiment, 65 yards North of this point.
OFFICERS Killed 1 Wounded 2
MEN Killed 5 Wounded 9
Total 17 of 125 engaged
DELAWARE CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL COMMISSION
May 30, 1964