• 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

NPS Photo

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?

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.