At the Battle
On this spot, known as "The Cornfield," the 84th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry
(14th Brooklyn, N.Y. S. M. ) of the 1st Brigade, Col. Phelps, 1st Division
Gen. Doubleday, 1st Corps, Gen. Hooker, was hotly engaged on the
morning of September 17, 1862
The Regiment's loss in the day's battle was, officers and men
Killed 8 Wounded 23
At "South Mountain", the prelude to "Antietam" September 14,
1862, it lost.
Killed 8 Wounded 18.
making in the two days, a total loss of 54 killed and wounded.
This monument is grateful remembrance of these her sons, is
Erected by the State of New York