Where are the State Monuments at Antietam National Battlefield?

The state monuments at Antietam are the largest memorials on this rural battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Whereas five state monuments honor the service of Union soldiers, two honor Confederate soldiers. And that tally includes the Maryland State Monument, which honors Maryland natives who fought on both sides of the conflict….

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Gettysburg Corps Headquarters Monuments – Mounted Cannon Barrels

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Vertically mounted bronze and iron cannon barrels mark the location of army corps at the Battle of Gettysburg. The Army of the Potomac (USA) has ten Gettysburg corps headquarters monuments, and the Army of Northern Virginia (CSA) has four. All fourteen were designed by E.B. Cope. Hover over the image…

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Antietam Mortuary Cannons

Six generals (three Union, three Confederate) were mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam. The U. S. War Department erected six Antietam mortuary cannons in 1898 to commemorate their service and death as a result of wounds sustained in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Hover over the image to read the caption (or…

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Maryland Monuments at Antietam

Although Maryland was a “border” state that remained loyal to the Union during the U.S. Civil War, some Maryland citizens fought for the Confederacy. The monuments at Antietam National Battlefield reflect the fact that men from Baltimore, for example, fought on both sides of the conflict in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Of the nine Maryland…

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State Monuments at Antietam

Welcome to our photo gallery of the seven state monuments at Antietam National Battlefield. Hover over the image to read the caption (or on a mobile device, lightly touch and hold the image). At the end, we offer a short summary of a few interesting facts about Antietam’s state monuments….

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Statues at Gettysburg – Individual Heroes in Bronze

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Not including equestrian monuments, there are twenty bronze statues at Gettysburg National Military Park. These honor individuals who fought in the battle. This photo gallery shows highlights each of those statue at Gettysburg – individual heroes in bronze. We not include equestrian monuments, because they have their own Civil War Cycling…

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USA State Monuments at Gettysburg – 1889-2000

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Welcome to our photo gallery of the seven USA State Monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. These monuments are not as easy to find as their Confederate counterparts.  USA State Monuments at Gettysburg Interactive Quiz.Scavenger Hunt. Highlights Unlike the long line of Confederate state monuments on Seminary Ridge, the Union…

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