• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    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?

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