• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    National Battlefield Maryland

Durell's Battery "D" Pennsylvania Artillery Monument

Dedicated: September 17, 1904

Location: Branch Avenue on the south end of the Battlefield

Map Number: 80

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Durell's Battery

Durell's Battery "D" Pennsylvania Artillery

NPS Photo

Battery "D"
2nd Brigade 2nd Division
9th Corps

posted 375 yards South - 70 Degrees East Casualties at
Wounded 3

Recruited in Berks and Bucks Counties

Battles participated in:

Kelly's Ford Jackson
Bristoe Station Wilderness
Second Bull Run Spotsylvania
Chantilly Petersburg
South Mountain The Crater
Antietam Ream's Station
White Sulphur Springs Poplar Spring Church
Fredericksburg Fort Stedman
Vicksburg Assault on Petersburg

Virtue, Liberty and Independence

Erected by the

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Six generals were killed or mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam - 3 Union and 3 Confederate. Today, the location where they were killed is marked by a mortuary cannon, a cannon barrel muzzle down in a block of stone.