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The 14th Indiana Infantry

 
 
The 14th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
1. The 14th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.
The 14th Indiana Infantry 1st Brigade
3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps Colonel William
Harrow commanding fought 70 yards east of
this position and parallel with this road
from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. September 17th, 1862
Officers and men engaged 320
officers killed 2, men killed 28
officers wounded 9, men wounded 141.

 
Erected 1910 by State of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 28.271′ N, 77° 44.381′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Richardson Avenue and Roulette Farm Lane, on the left when traveling east on Richardson Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8th Ohio Regiment (here, next to this marker); A Simple Farm Lane Changed Forever (within shouting distance of this marker); Heaps Upon Heaps Were There in Death's Embrace (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet
14th Indiana Monument along the Sunken Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
2. 14th Indiana Monument along the Sunken Road
away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Second Army Corps (about 300 feet away); 130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Second Army Corps (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Regarding The 14th Indiana Infantry. This marker is included on the Sunken Road or Bloody Lane Virtual Tour by Markers see the Virtual tour link below to see the markers in sequence.
 
Also see . . .
1. 14th Indiana Infantry Monument. National Park Service site detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 14th Indiana Infantry. In the assault on the Sunken Road, the regiment suffered losses of over 55%. (Submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Sunken Road or Bloody Lane Virtual Tour by Markers. A collection of markers interpreting the action of during the Battle of Antietam around the Sunken Road. (Submitted on February 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
14th Indiana Line of Advance image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
3. 14th Indiana Line of Advance
The 14th Indiana, the right most unit of Kimball's Brigade, was part of the third wave in French's divisional attack. The 14th passed over the Roulette Farm and past the Clipp house, both of which are seen in the distant center here. The regiment's line of march was from the high ground in the center frame to the right foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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