• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    National Battlefield Maryland

Monument to Lt Col John L. Stetson

Dedicated: 1919
Location: East side of State Route 65, North of the Visitor Center
Map Number: 32
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Monument to Lt Col John L. Stetson

Monument to Lt Col John L. Stetson

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Monument Text:
Here fell in the foremost of the advance of Sumner's Second Corps John Lemuel Stetson of Plattsburgh, N.Y. Lieut. Col. of the 59th New York 1862 - Volunteers - 1919

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