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

104th New York Infantry

 
 
104th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
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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. Located between stops three and four of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. 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. 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
104th New York Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. 104th New York Infantry Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  104th New York Infantry Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 921 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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