• 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?

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