• 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?

Artillery at Antietam

Over 500 cannons participated in the Battle of Antietam, firing over 50,000 rounds of ammunition. The cannonade was so severe that Confederate artillery commander Colonel S.D. Lee described the battle as "artillery hell."