Irish Brigade Monument
29th Massachusetts Infantry, 63rd New York Infantry 69th New York Infantry, 88th New York Infantry
IRISH BRIGADE AT ANTIETAM
BRIGADIER GENERAL THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER
Did You Know?
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.