|A close-up of a wounded soldier on Irish Brigade monument at Antietam.|
|Detail of a flag-bearer, who marches into battle near Bloody Lane.|
|The Irish Brigade monument at Antietam is located|
near Bloody Lane and the stone Observation Tower.
The monument was dedicated in 1997.
|These soldiers appear to dread going into battle.|
|The bas-relief figures on the Irish Brigade monument were created by Ron Tunison.|
|An anguished soldier cries out after being wounded.|
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