• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1905

Location: Cornfield Avenue

Map Number: 17

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128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

128th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
128th Pennsylvania
Volunteer Infantry
1st Brigade
1st Division
12th Corps
Location 315 feet North

Casualties at Antietam
Killed 26
Wounded 86
Missing 6
Total 118

Recruited in Berks, Lehigh and Bucks Counties
Battles participated in
Antietam
Chancellorsville

Virtue, Liberty and Independence

Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Did You Know?

The Maryland State Monument at Antietam

The Maryland State Monument is the only monument at Antietam dedicated to both sides. Marylanders fought for both the Union and the Confederacy. 20,000 people attended the dedication on May 30, 1900. President William McKinley, a veteran of the Battle of Antietam, was the keynote speaker