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104th New York Infantry

 
 
104th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 104th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription.
(Wadsworth Guards)
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1st Brigade (Duryee's)
2nd Division (Rickett's)
First Corps (Hooker's)
Fought in the 'Cornfield,'
near this spot, September
17, 1862 in the memorable
morning engagement
between Hooker and
Stonewall Jackson
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Killed and died of wounds 18
Wounded - - - - - 50
Unreported - - - - 14
Erected by the State of New York

 
Erected 1917 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 28.864′ N, 77° 44.728′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Cornfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located between stops three and four of the driving
104th New York Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. 104th New York Infantry Marker
tour of Antietam Battlefield. 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. First Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); Jackson's Command (a few steps from this marker); 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Longstreet's Command (within shouting distance of this marker); 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 104th New York Infantry Monument
Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
3. Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue
On the far left is Duryee's Brigade tablet. On the right facing away from the camera is Lawton's Brigade (CS) tablet. The 104th New York monument is in the middle to the left of the road. In the distance beyond are the 128th and 137th Pennsylvania Regiment monuments.
. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 104th New York Infantry. The regiment's commander at the battle was Major Lewis Skinner. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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