• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Georgia State Monument

Dedicated: September 20, 1961

Location: Cornfield Avenue

Map Number: 25

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Georgia State Monument

Georgia State Monument

NPS Photo

Monument Text:

STATE OF GEORGIA 1776 (state seal) GEORGIA CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS
We sleep here in obedience to law; When duty called, we came, When country called, we died.

Did You Know?

William McKinley as a soldier and president.

William McKinley served at Antietam as a Commissary Sergeant in the 23rd Ohio Infantry before becoming the nation’s 25th President. A monument to him at Antietam was dedicated in his memory on October 13, 1903, two years after he was assassinated.