• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

1st Maryland Artillery, Dement's Battery, Confederate

Dedicated: September 20, 1961

Location: Cornfield Avenue

Map Number: 89

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1st Maryland Artillery, Dement's Battery Monument

Dement's First Maryland Battery Monument

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Monument Text:
Maryland
1st Maryland Artillery,
Ewell's Division
C.S.A.
The Battery under the command of Capt. William F. Dement occupied a position in the field in the rear of this marker. 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.