• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1910

Location: East side of Hagerstown Turnpike just south of the Cornfield

Map Number: 28

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19th Indiana Infantry Monument
19th Indiana Infantry Monument
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Monument Text:

19th INDIANA INFANTRY

4th BRIGADE, 1st DIVISION, 1st ARMY CORPS

Lieut. Col. Alois O. Bachman, Commanding

Until he fell mortally wounded

150 yards due East, occupied this ground

at 2 p.m. September 17, 1862.

Loss, 13 killed, 58 wounded.

Did You Know?

Nelson Miles during the Civil War

Colonel Nelson Miles of the 64th New York Infantry was a volunteer officer at Antietam and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Chancellorsville. After the Civil War he remained in the Army and by the Spanish American War in 1898 he was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army.