• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Ohio, 1st Battery, Light Artillery Monument

Dedicated: 1903

Location: South of the Battlefield on Burnside Bridge Bypass Road

Map Number: 96

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Ohio, 1st Battery, Light Artillery Monument

Ohio, 1st Battery, Light Artillery Monument

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Monument Text:
OHIO
1st Battery
Light Artillery
Commanded by
Capt. James R. McMullin
Hugh Ewings (1st) Brig.
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac
This battery occupied position about 250 yards due west of this.

Did You Know?

Nelson Miles during the Civil War

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.