• 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?

Henry Kyd Douglas

Henry Kyd Douglas, the youngest staff officer for Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a native of the Sharpsburg area. His family home was just 4 miles west of the Battlefield. His uniform and personal library are part of the Battlefield collection.