• 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?

Robert Gould Shaw

Robert Gould Shaw served as a Captain in the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry and was wounded in the Cornfield at Antietam before taking command of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry made famous in the movie Glory.