United Daughters of the Confederacy Monument
The United Daughters of the Confederacy dedicated this monument on July 9, 1914, the fiftieth anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. It commemorates the Confederate soldiers who lost their lives during the battle and is the only monument at the battlefield dedicated to southern soldiers. Constructed of granite, the monument measures about 12 feet and features a bronze tablet containing the inscription:
Restoration work completed in 2005 reestablished the post and chain fence surrounding the monument.
Did You Know?
White-tailed deer are found in abundance on the battlefield. The rising population of deer has an intense affect on the herbaceous and woody plants found within the park, and several studies have recently been conducted on the effects of the overpopulation of deer. More...