• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry, Company A & I Monument

Dedicated: September 17, 1890

Location: Just north of Bloody Lane

Map Number: 50

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5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
Company A & I (USA) Monument

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Monument Text:
Erected
by the survivors of
Company "A" & "I"
To the memory of our
fallen comrades
who fell on this spot
September 17, 1862

This stone marks the extreme advance of Weber's Brigade French's Div. 2nd Army Corps.

Can their glory ever fade

5th Md. Vet. Vol. Inf'y

Did You Know?

The Maryland State Monument at Antietam

The Maryland State Monument is the only monument at Antietam dedicated to both sides. Marylanders fought for both the Union and the Confederacy. 20,000 people attended the dedication on May 30, 1900. President William McKinley, a veteran of the Battle of Antietam, was the keynote speaker