• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1905

Location: Cornfield Avenue

Map Number: 17

•Go to .pdf version of the Monument Map

•Adopt-a-Monument

 
128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

128th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument

NPS Photo

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?

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.