• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

84th /14th Brooklyn Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1915

Location: North side of Confederate Avenue

Map Number: 15

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84th /14th Brooklyn Infantry Monument

84th /14th Brooklyn Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
At the Battle of Antietam
On this spot, known as "The Cornfield", the 84th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry - (14th Brooklyn, N.Y. S. M. ) of the 1st Brigade, Col. Phelps, 1st Division - Gen. Doubleday, 1st Corps, Gen. Hooker, was hotly engaged on the morning of September 17, 1862 - The Regiment's loss in the day's battle was, officers and men - Killed 8 Wounded 23

At "South Mountain", the prelude to "Antietam" September 14, 1862, it lost - Killed 8 Wounded 18 making in the two days, a total loss of 54 killed and wounded.

This monument is grateful remembrance of these her sons, is
Erected by the State of New York
Fourteenth Brooklyn

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