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

11th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

 
 
11th Connecticut Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2007
1. 11th Connecticut Infantry Monument
Inscription.  (Around the edge of the Monument):
11th Conn. V.I.
2nd Brigade
3rd Division
9th Corps

(Rear of Monument):
Col. W. Kingsbury
Capt. J.D. Griswold, Co. A
Christian Steinmetz, Co. C
William Halbeass, Co. C
1st Sergt. J.R. Read, Co. D
Corp. G.R. Crane, Co. D
Edward Demming, Co. D
Lewis Dayton, Co. D
Alvin Flint, Co. D Jr.
Henry Rising, Co. D
1st Sergt. Hiram C. Roberts, Co. E
Corp. Theodore S. Bates, Co. E
Benjamin J. Beach, Co. E
William F. Coggswell, Co. E
Theodore Parrett, Co. E
George L. Wilson, Co. E
Clinton Fessington, Co. F
David Tarbox, Co. F
Fennimore Weeks, Co. F
Frank Chaffee, Co. G
George H. Heflin,
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Co. G
William H. Hitchcock, Co. G
Corp. David M. Ford, Co. H
Corp. John C. Holwell, Co. H
Corp. Orville F. Armstrong, Co. H
Davis Batty, Co. H
William H. Hall, Co. H
Thomas Lawson, Co. H
Charles H. Morse, Co. H
Asa W. Rouse, Co. H
John H. Walker, Co. H
James Morgan, Co. I
John Murray, Co. I
Albert Todd, Co. I
1st Sergt. George E. Bailey, Co. K
Henry W. Davis, Co. K
William H. Houghton, Co. K
William Lane, Co. K

 
Erected 1894 by State of Connecticut.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 27.017′ N, 77° 43.766′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Burnside Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east. Located to the east of stop 9 (Burnside Bridge) of the driving
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2007
2. Back of Monument
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. Eleventh Connecticut Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ninth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Geological Survey Streamflow-Gaging Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); As the Georgians Saw It (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); Sturgis's Division, Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); Fifty-First New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  11th Connecticut Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Close Up of the Relief image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
3. Close Up of the Relief
The relief depicts the attempt of the 11th Connecticut on the Lower, or Burnside, Bridge.
11th Connecticut Position image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
4. 11th Connecticut Position
The War Department tablet for the 11th Connecticut (left) stands next to the Monument.
Assault of the Eleventh Connecticut image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
5. Assault of the Eleventh Connecticut
From the marker location looking southwest, with the east end of the Burnside Bridge seen through the trees on the right. The Regiment moved down the slopes here but was unable to press forward to the bridge due to heavy Confederate fire.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on March 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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