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Mortuary Cannon

Antietam National Battlefield

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Construction of Maryland Sate Monument General William E. Starke Mortuary Cannon >
Mortuary Cannon
Six Generals were killed or mortally wounded during the Battle of Antietam. The spot where they received their fatal wounds is marked today by a cannon, nose down in a block of stone, called a mortuary cannon.


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