• 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?

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