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Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

 
 
Front Side of 14th Conn. Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
1. Front Side of 14th Conn. Monument
Inscription.  
2nd Brig. 3rd Div. 2nd A.C.
Advanced to this point in a charge about 9:30 A.M., September 17th, 1862 then fell back eighty-eight yards to a cornfield fence and held position heavily engaged nearly two hours; then was sent to the support of the first brigade of its division at the Roulette Lane two hours; then was sent to the extreme left of the first division of this corps to the support of Brooke's Brigade and at 5 p.m. was placed in support between the Brigades of Caldwell and Meagher of that Division overlooking "Bloody Lane" holding position there until 10 a.m. of the 18th when relieved.

This monument stands on the line of

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companies B. and G. near the left of the regiment. In this battle the regiment lost 38 killed and mortally wounded, 88 wounded and 21 reported missing

Regiment mustered August 23, 1862 with 1015 men. Recruits 697 men, Total 1712.


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Battle record from Antietam to Appomatto

Engagements 34
Killed and Mortally wounded 200
Died of disease 166
Wounded 549
Discharged for disability 319
 
Erected 1894 by State of Connecticut.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 28.328′ N, 77° 44.441′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Memorial is at the intersection of Bloody Lane, on the right when traveling south on Bloody Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other

14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
2. 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument
markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Md. Vet. Vol. Infy. (within shouting distance of this marker); 130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); French's Division, Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Maryland Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Command (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Second Army Corps (about 300 feet away); 1st Delaware Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Sixth Army Corps (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Regarding Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry.
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
3. Left Side of Monument
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 Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument. National Park Service site detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. The 14th was a green regiment when thrown into battle at Antietam, with less than a month's service time. Commanded by Lt. Col. Sanford Perkins through the battle. (Submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
4. Right Side of Monument
Rear Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
5. Rear Side of Monument
14th Connecticut Volunteer<br>Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 14th Connecticut Volunteer
Infantry Monument
14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
7. 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Monument
Limit of Federal Advance on the North Side of the Sunken Lane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
8. Limit of Federal Advance on the North Side of the Sunken Lane
Looking from the 5th Maryland, Co. A & I monument toward the 14th Connecticut Monument (obelisk in the center). Just to the right of the 14th's monument, in the distance on the Mummas Lane stands the Vermont Brigade Monument. These monuments indicate the furthest advance of their respective units. Behind the line, to the right just below the Visitors Center, a line of artillery pieces marks the point where guns from the 1st Rhode Island, Battery A supported the Federal attacks.
Sunken Road or Bloody Lane Virtual Tour by Markers. image. Click for more information.
via American Battlefield Trust, unknown
9. 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.)
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6, 7. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   8. submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   9. submitted on April 3, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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