• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument

Dedicated: 1910

Location: North side of State Route 34, just West of Antietam Creek

Map Number: 64

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3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
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Monument Text: Companies A.B.C. D. E. & F.

3rd Indiana Cavalry, 2d Brigade

Cavalry Division, Lieut. Col. Jacob Buchanan,

Commanding. Supported Tidball's Battery

at this point from 12 M. until5 p.m.

September 17, 1862.

 
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument Plaque
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument Plaque
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Six generals were killed or mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam - 3 Union and 3 Confederate. Today, the location where they were killed is marked by a mortuary cannon, a cannon barrel muzzle down in a block of stone.