• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Company E & H, 2nd United States Sharpshooters Monument

Dedicated: 1900

Location: Cornfield Avenue

Map Number: 14

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Company E & H, 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Company E & H, 2nd United States Sharpshooters Monument

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Monument Text:
SECOND REGIMENT
U.S. SHARPSHOOTERS
Sept. 17, 1862
Company "E"
Capt. Homer R. Stoughton
Company "H"
Lieut. Albert Buxton
VERMONT

Did You Know?

15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument

The 15th Massachusetts Infantry went into the Battle of Antietam with 606 soldiers. 318 were killed or wounded, the highest number for any Union regiment in the battle. Their monument features a wounded lion carved in granite.