• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry (USA) Monument

Dedicated: May 30, 1900

Location: In front of the Park Visitor Center on the Hagerstown Turnpike

Map Number: 46

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3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry (USA) Monument

3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry (USA) Monument

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Monument Text:
MARYLAND
3rd Maryland Infantry
2nd Stainbrook's Brigade
2nd Greene's Division
12th Maryland Corps
Advanced to the corner
of the Dunker Church,
in front of this
marker. Loss, 4 killed,
25 wounded.
The monument to the
Maryland troops is
near the Dunkard Church.

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.