• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Mortuary Cannons and Other Monuments

Mortuary Cannons Confederate Generals Union Generals





Brig. Gen. George B. Anderson

Maj. Gen. Joseph K. F. Mansfield



Brig. Gen. Lawrence O'Brian Branch Maj. Gen. Israel B. Richardson



Brig. Gen. William E. Starke Brig. Gen. Isaac P. Rodman
Go to more information about the six Generals who were killed at Antietam


Other Monuments: Private Soldier "Old Simon" Monument in the National Cemetery


War Correspondents Memorial Arch located at Crampton's Gap
 

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.