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Monocacy National Battlefield Park, Frederick Maryland


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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
Confederate 15-18,000

Casualties
Union Killed
Wounded
Missing/Captured
Total 1,294-1,880

Casualties
Confederate
Killed
Wounded
Missing/Captured
Total 700-900

*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

Desperate Engagement
By Marc Leepson
Monocacy National Battlefield Park
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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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Album 1. Monocacy Battlefield