• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

7th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1910

Location: North of the Battlefield on the East side of State Rt. 65

Map Number: 1

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7th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument

7th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
The 7th Indiana Infantry
2nd Brigade 1st Division 1st Army Corps
Major Ira G. Grover, Commanding
occupied this position
at 4 P. M., September 17, 1862

Note: Major Grover's name is misspelled Groover on the monument.

 
7th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument Plaque
7th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Monument Plaque
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Did You Know?

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The First Texas Infantry lost 82% of their men killed, wounded and missing while fighting in the Cornfield at Antietam, the highest casualty rate for any Confederate regiment in one battle of the Civil War.