• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

20th New York Volunteer Infantry Monument

 
20th New York Volunteer Infantry Monument

20th New York Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
Twentieth Regiment
New York Volunteer Infantry
Turner Rifles
Third Brigade Second Division
Sixth Army Corps

Hatteras, N.C., Norfolk, Va.; Seven Days Battles Before Richmond, Crampton's Pass, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville.

The 20th Regiment N.Y. Vols.
was organized by the New York Turn - Verein
Mustered into U.S. Service
May 6, 1861
and Mustered out June 1, 1863
Casualties at the Battle
of Antietam
38 Killed
96 Wounded
11 Missing

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.