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Tour Stop 4 (The Cornfield)

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(2008) Tour Stop 4 (The Cornfield). More fighting took place here in the Miller Cornfield than anywhere else at Antietam. The battle lines swept back and forth across the field for three hours. View from the Indiana monument looking across the western section of the cornfield
 
Courtesy of Craig Swain, Leesburg, VA

 
(7-02) Enlarge View from a few yards east of camera position above 
 
Information Tablet (Johnny Cook)
Information Tablet (Every stalk of corn)
Panorama of The Corn Field
 
 

(9-12Enlarge Close-up Looking north across western section of the field

Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

 

(9-12Enlarge Meacher's Brigade marker, south end of the field

Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

     
 

(9-12Enlarge  Close-up Looking east along the south fence. East Woods in background

Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

(9-12Enlarge South end of the field near camera position in previous photo

Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

            

(6-02Miller Farm buildings from the corn field marker
 
Photo courtesy of Richard Edling, Philadelphia, PA

(7-02Another view of the farm buildings

     

(9-12Enlarge Marker on west side of Hagerstown Pike/Dunker Church Road, just south of Starke Ave, near southwest corner of Miller's Cornfield. View looking north. New Jersey and Indiana monuments in background

Location of Confederate dead (Louisiana Tigers) in famous photo taken by Alexander Gardner two days after the battle

Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

Aftermath Along the Hagerstown Turnpike: Historical Marker Database


Enlarge Gardner photo

 

(9-12Enlarge Interpretive Marker in previous photo
 
Photo courtesy of Alan M. Di Sciullo, Esq., Princeton Jct., NJ

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