• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1903

Location: Approximately 150 yards East of Branch Avenue on South end of the Battlefield

Map Number: 82

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11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
OHIO
11th Infantry
Commanded by
Lieut. Col. Augustus H. Coleman (Killed)
Maj. Lyman Jackson
Crook's Second Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac
This Regiment advanced in skirmish line toward the bridge over the Antietam Creek, participated in the charge which drove the enemy from the creek and advanced to this point which it held until the close of the day. Its loss was 1 officer and 3 men killed; 1 officer and 11 men wounded; 5 men missing, total 21.

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.