Maryland State Monument

Maryland State Monument (HM3T4)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.56', W 77° 44.763'

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Baltimore
Light Artillery, C.S.A.

Organized at Richmond, Va.
August 17, 1861
Battles engaged in: Harpers
Ferry; Winchester; Front
Royal; Cross Keys; Port
Republic; Woodstock; Gaines'
Mills; Malvern Hill; Bristoe
Station; Cunningham's Ford;
Groveton; Rappahannock;
Second Mannassas; Antietam;
Yellow Tavern; Carlisle;
Gettysburg; Culpepper C.H.;
Mine Run; Brandy Station;
Chambersburg; Leestown;
Frederick; OldTown;
Waynesboro; Maurytown.
Officers
Captain John B. Brockenbrough
Captain William G. Griffin
Lieut. William B. Beam
Lieut. John McNulty
Lieut. James T. Wilhelm
Lieut. John W. Goodman

Purnell Legion, Maryland
Infantry, U.S.A.

Organized at Pikesville,
Maryland, October 1861>
Mustered out October 24, 1864.
Battles engaged in: Harpers
Ferry, Catlett's Station;
Chantilly; South Mountain;
Antietam; Harpers Ferry,
July 27, 1863; Shady grove;
Bethesda Church; Cold
Harbor; Petersburg, June 18,
1864; Seige of Petersburg;
Weldon Railroad; Popular
Grove Church; Chapel
House; Peeble's Farm.
Field Officers
Colonel William H. Purnell
Colonel William J. Leonard
Colonel Samuel A. Graham
Lieut. Col. John G. Johannes
Lieut. Col. Benjamin L. Simpson
Major William J. Taylor
Major William T. Fulton
Major Robert G. King

"Wolcott's" Battery "A"
8 Guns, First Maryland
Light Artillery, U.S.A.

Organized at Baltimore, and
Pikesville, Md., Aug. 1861.
Re-enlisted and Veteranized
Jan. 1, 1864 Mustered
out March 11, 1865.
Battles engaged in: Seven
Days Fighting Before Richmond;
Deep Bottom; Second Bull
Run; Crampton's Gap;
Antietam; Frederickburg;
Marye's Heights; Salem
Heights; Gettsyburg.
Officers
Captain John W. Wolcott
Captain James H. Rigby
1st Lieut. Thomas Binyon
1st Lieut. Lowell A. Chamberlain
2nd Lieut. Edgar G. Taylor
2nd Lieut. Frank I. Witcher
2nd Lieut. Augustine McIntire
2nd Lieut. John F. Daneker

Fifth Regiment Maryland
Infantry, U.S.A.

Organized at Baltimore, MD
September 12, 1861
Re-enlisted and Veteranized
January 1, 1864, mustered out
September 1, 1865.
Battles engaged in: Antietam;
Charlestown, Va.; Winchester,
Va.; June 13, 14, 15,1863;
Stephenson's Depot; Siege
of Petersburg; Battle of
the Crater; Fort Harrison;
Siege of Richmond, 1864;
Fair Oaks, October 27, 1864;
Occupation of Richmond,
April 3, 1865.
Field Officers
Colonel William Louis Schley
Colonel William W. Bamberger
Lieut. Col. John G. Holland
Lieut. Col. Charles A. Holton
Lieut. Col. Salome Marsh
Lieut. Col. Stephen P. Heath
Major Leopold Blumenburg
Major William H. Irving
Major Henry G. Graham

First Maryland (Dement's)
Battery C.S.A.

Organized at Fredericksburg,
Va. July 1861.
Battles engaged in:
Mechanicsville; Gaines Mills;
Malvern Hill; Groveton;
Manassas; Harpers Ferry;
Antietam; Fredericksburg,
December, 1862, Mar. 1863;
Gettysburg; Locust Grove;
Payne's Farm; Cold
Harbor; Petersburg;
Appomattox.
Officers
Captin R. Snowden Andrews
Captain William F. Dement
Lieutenant John Gale
Lieutenant Hill

Third Regiment Maryland
Infantry, U.S.A.

Organized at Baltimore, Md., June,
1861 Re-enlisted and Veteranized
February 1, 1864 Mustered out
July 31, 1865.
Battles engaged in: Cedar
Mountain; Antietam; Chancell
orsville; Gettysburg;
Wilderness; Spotsylvania;
North Anna; Cold Harbor;
Petersburg; Battle of the
Crater; Poplar Springs Church;
Assault on Petersburg,
April 3, 1865.
Field Officers
Colonel John C. McConnell.
Colonel David R. DeWitt.
Colonel Joseph M. Sudsburg.
Lieut. Col. Gilbert R. Robinson.
Major William B. Kennedy.
Major Samuel Kramer

Battery B. (Snow's)
First Maryland Light
Artillery, U.S.A.

Organized at Port Deposit,
Maryland, August 30, 1861.
re-enlisted and Veteranized
January 1, 1864.
Mustered out July 3, 1865
Battles engaged in: New
Bridge; Seven Days Fighting
Before Richmond, 1862;
Antietam; Fredericksburg;
December, 1862, May 1863;
New Market; Piedmond;
Lynchburg; Salem, Va.;
Hanging Rock Gap
Officers
Captain Alonzo Snow
Captain Lucius A. Gerry
1st Lieut. Theodore J. Vanneman
1st Lieut. James H. Kidd
2nd Lieut. John M. Bullock
2nd Lieut. Leonard S. Parker
2nd lieut. William Taylor
2nd Lieut. Enos T. Hall

Second Regiment Maryland
Infantry, U.S.A.

Organized at Baltimore, Md., June
1861 Re-enlisted and Veteranized
January 1, 1864 Mustered out
July 25, 1865.
Battled engaged in: Groveton;
Bull Run; Chantilly; South Mountain;
Antietam; Fredericksburg; Blue
Springs; Campbell's Station; Siege
of Knoxville; Spotsylvania; Totopotomoy;
Cold Harbor; Petersburg;
Battle of the Crater; Siege of
Petersburg; Weldon Railroad; Pop-
lar Springs Church; Hatcher's Run;
Assault of Petersburg.
Commanding & Field Officers
Colonel John Sommers, Oct. 8, 1861
to April 21, 1862 ,
Brevet Brig. Gen. J. Eugene Duryee
to September 22, 1862
Colonel Thomas B. Allard
to January 19, 1864.
Lieut. Colonel Henry Howard,
to July 30, 1864
Brevet Colonel Benjamin F. Taylor,
To July 25, 1865
Major David P. DeWitt.
Major Andrew B. Brunner.
Major James H. Wilson

Antietam
Battlefield Commision of Maryland
Benjamin F. Taylor, Second Maryland Infanty, U.S.A.
Joseph M. Sudsburg, Third Maryland Inafantry, U.S.A.
George R. Graham, Fifth Maryland Infantry, U.S.A.
William Gibson, Purnell Legion, Maryland Infantry, U.S.A.
William H. Parker, Battery "A" First Md. Light Artillery, U.S.A.
Theodore J. Vanneman, Battery "B" First Md. Light Artillery, U.S.A.
Henry Kyd Douglas, Staff Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, C.S.A.
Osmun Latrobe, Staff Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A.
William F. Dement, First Maryland Battery, C.S.A.
Lloyd Lowndes, Governor of Maryland

Erected by
the State of Maryland
to her Sons,
Who on this field offered
their lives in maintenance
of their Principles
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HM NumberHM3T4
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Year Placed1900
Placed ByState of Maryland
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263798 N 4373201
Decimal Degrees39.47600000, -77.74605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.56', W 77° 44.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 33.60" N, 77° 44' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-98 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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