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Fresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4-6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders. Union Gen. George…
In mid-June 1864, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early's corps drove Union Gen. David Hunter's army into West Virginia after the Battle of Lynchburg. On June 23 Early launched an incursion through Maryland against Washington, D.C., to draw Union troops…
(Front):11th MississippiInfantry RegimentLaw's BrigadeHood's DivisionC.S.A.
Dedicated 2012on theSesquicentennialof the BattleDuty brought them to the fieldHonor led them into battleValor covered them with glory
Ducit amore patriae
Honor RollIn memory ofthose from theKeedysville Districtwho served their countryin World War II1941 - 1945
* Gerald Baker ? ? ? * Ernest L. Eavey, Jr.* Roger Easterday ? ? ? * Gardner Lapole
John Benner · Roger Burtner · Arling…
This memorial dedicatedin honor and memory of allour veterans who served inKorea and Vietnam.May God bless them all.
Erected by the citizens of the community in recognition of the patriotism shown by our boys who answered our country's call in the World War 1917 - 1919.
Killed in ActionPrivate Reno Emory Wyand
Served with Distincton
As Union soldiers stepped out of the Cornfield (in front of you) at dawn, September 17, 1862, Confederate troops, aligned in the fields just behind you, unleashed a horrific volley. The single bloodiest day in American History had begun in earnest…
Gen. George McClellan used the Pry House as the headquarters for the Union Army of the Potomac. Officers brought some of the Pry furniture out on the lawn. There eyewitnesses described a "small redan built of fence rails" with telescopes mounted, …
A knock on the door on September 16, 1862, forever changed the lives of Philip and Elizabeth Pry. For almost twenty years, the Prys prospered on this 140-acre farm along Antietam Creek while raising their family of six children. With Confederate f…
"...we are driven to protect our own country by transferring the seat of war to that of an enemy who pursues us with a relentless and apparently aimless hostility."President Jefferson DavisSeptember 7, 1862
"The present seems to be the most pro…