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

The 14th Indiana Infantry

 
 
The 14th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1862.
 
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. 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8th Ohio Regiment (here, next to this marker); "These Men Are Going to Stay Here" (within shouting distance of this marker); A Simple Farm Lane Changed Forever (within shouting distance of this marker); Heaps Upon Heaps Were There in Death's Embrace
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(within shouting distance of this marker); "The End of the Confederacy Was In Sight" (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Second Army Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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. Antietam on the Web entry:(Submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
14th Indiana Monument along the Sunken Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
2. 14th Indiana Monument along the Sunken Road
14th Indiana Line of Advance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
3. 14th Indiana Line of Advance
The 14th Indiana, the rightmost 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.
Sunken Road or Bloody Lane Virtual Tour by Markers. image. Click for more information.
via American Battlefield Trust, unknown
4. 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 945 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 3, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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