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    Antietam

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4th New York Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1887

Location: National Cemetery

Map Number: 69

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4th New York Infantry Monument

4th New York Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
4th New York Volunteers
First Scott Life Guard
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division
2nd Corps
Mustered in Service May 4, 1861.
Participated with the Army of the Potomac in the Battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville.

Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862

Co. A Color Sergt. A. Biering
Co. A Private John Byrnes
Co. A Private J. Corcoran
Co. A. Private W. McManus
Co. B. 1st Sergt. H. Pickham
Co. B. Capt. John S. Downs
Co. B. Private J. McDonald
Co. B. Private W.L. Norris
Co. B. Private John Burns
Co. C. Capt. H.K. Chapman
Co. C. Corporal H. Wolfe
Co. C. Private James Price
Co. D. Private Philip Diehl
Co. D. Private G. Frederick
Co. D. Private F.H. Hausman
Co. D. Private F. Wilbert
Co. E. Private Thomas Hickey
Co. E. Private W. McKnight
Co. F Private F. Hermann
Co. F. Private Saml. Fites
Co. G. Sergt. V.B. Carpenter
Co. G. Corp. R. Aginton
Co. G. Private Chas. Wolf
Co. G. Private M. Hines
Co. G. Private J. Stewart
Co. I Corporal E.J. Flagg
Co. I Private J. Blumenshein
Co. I Private Jas. Hunt
Co. I Private P. Riley
Co. I. Private Phil Rudden
Co. I. Private B. Gordon
Co. K. Sergt. S.T. Willetts
Co. K. Corp. Joshua Smith
Co. K. Private John Hughes
Co. K. J.H. Sharrock

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.