• 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?

William McKinley as a soldier and president.

William McKinley served at Antietam as a Commissary Sergeant in the 23rd Ohio Infantry before becoming the nation’s 25th President. A monument to him at Antietam was dedicated in his memory on October 13, 1903, two years after he was assassinated.