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…

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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…

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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…

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