• 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?

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.