• 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?

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.