• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1903

Location: Branch Avenue on the South end of the Battlefield

Map Number: 78

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28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
OHIO
28th Infantry
Commanded by
Lieut. Col. Gottsfried Becker
Crooks (2d) Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac

This Regiment was conducted by Gen. Crook on a reconnoissance above the Bridge over Antietam Creek on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862, and 5 companies succeeded in crossing the Creek before the capture of the bridge; it then formed part of the forces that charged and drove the enemy from the creek.

Its loss was 2 men killed; 19 men wounded; total 21.

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