• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry (US) Monument

 
5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry (US) Monument

5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry (US) Monument

NPS Photo

Monument Text:
MARYLAND
5th MD Infantry
3rd - Max Weber's - Brigade
3rd - French's - Division
2nd - Sumner's - Corps
Advanced to the knoll
above the Bloody Lane,
300 feet in rear of
this marker. Loss 43
killed, 123 wounded.
The monument to the
Maryland troops is
near the Dunkard
Church.

Did You Know?

15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument

The 15th Massachusetts Infantry went into the Battle of Antietam with 606 soldiers. 318 were killed or wounded, the highest number for any Union regiment in the battle. Their monument features a wounded lion carved in granite.