Monocacy National Battlefield Park, Frederick Maryland
The 10th. Vermont Infantry Monument
Mustered in to service on Sept. 1, 1862 at Brattleboro Vermont, the Regiment saw heavy action through out the war losing 336 men by war's end.
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Number of men engaged
Union about 5,800
*Casualtie figures are incomplete
Former Vice President John C. Breckinridge participated in the Battle of the Monocacy as a Confederate Major General.
The Medal of honor was awarded to Lt. George E. Davis and Corp. Alexander Scott both members of the 10th. Vermont Infantry.
The monocacy Battlefield was designated a National Military Park in 1934
The Battlefield was not opened to the public until 1991
The Monocacy Battlefield covers about 1,647 acres.
Fighting for Time
By Glenn H. Worthington
Monocacy The battle that saved Washington
By B. Franklin Cooling
By Marc Leepson
So profuse was the flow of blood from the killed and wounded of both these forces, That it reddened the stream for more than 100yards below.... Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon
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