• 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?

15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument

The 15th Massachusetts Infantry went into the Battle of Antietam with 606 soldiers. 318 were killed or wounded, the highest number for any Union regiment in the battle. Their monument features a wounded lion carved in granite.