• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: September 17, 1904

Location: Sunken Road or Bloody Lane

Map Number: 56

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132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument

132nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
Antietam
132 Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
1 Brigade
2 Division
2 Corps
September 17, 1862
Casualties at Antietam
Killed 30
Wounded 114
Missing 8
Total 152
Battles participated in: Antietam, Md. Sept. 17, 1862 Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 13, 1862 Chancellorsville, Va. Apr. 30 -May 3, 1863

Recruited in: Montour, Wyoming, Bradford, Columbia,Carbon and Luzerne Counties.

Virtue, Liberty and Independence
Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Did You Know?

Artillery at Antietam

Over 500 cannons participated in the Battle of Antietam, firing over 50,000 rounds of ammunition. The cannonade was so severe that Confederate artillery commander Colonel S.D. Lee described the battle as "artillery hell."