• 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?

William McKinley as a soldier and president.

William McKinley served at Antietam as a Commissary Sergeant in the 23rd Ohio Infantry before becoming the nation’s 25th President. A monument to him at Antietam was dedicated in his memory on October 13, 1903, two years after he was assassinated.