• 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

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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?

The Maryland State Monument at Antietam

The Maryland State Monument is the only monument at Antietam dedicated to both sides. Marylanders fought for both the Union and the Confederacy. 20,000 people attended the dedication on May 30, 1900. President William McKinley, a veteran of the Battle of Antietam, was the keynote speaker