51st Pennsylvania Vounteers – Battle of Antitietam

This monument on the Antietam battlefield is dedicated to the 51st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day not only of the American Civil war but of any American war. It was fought outside of Sharpsburg, Marylnad along Antietam Creek and ended confedera general Robert E. Lee's first invation of a northern state. The battlefield itself is considered the best-preserved of all Civil War battlefields.

This monument on the Antietam battlefield is dedicated to the 51st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day not only of the American Civil war but of any American war. It was fought outside of Sharpsburg, Maryland along Antietam Creek and ended Confederate general Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of a northern state. The battlefield itself is considered the best-preserved of all Civil War battlefields.

Pioneer Memorial

The Pioneer Statue stands in Donner Memorial State Park in California as a memorial to the ill-fated Donner party. The group of 90 migrants from Springfield, Illinois was stranded at the pass over the winter of 1846-47 by snow estimated to be 22 feet deep. Forty-two members of the party died during the winter from starvation or exposure.

The Pioneer Statue stands in Donner Memorial State Park in California as a memorial to the ill-fated Donner party. The group of 90 migrants from Springfield, Illinois was stranded at the pass over the winter of 1846-47 by snow estimated to be 22 feet deep. Forty-two members of the party died during the winter from starvation or exposure.

Day of Infamy – December 7, 1941

The USS Oklahoma Memorial stands in honor of the 429 men who perished after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 A torpedo hit the Oklahoma and the resulting explosion and fireball took the lives of both Navy sailors and Marines. Within minutes, the ship was on fire and listing badly. It sank in short order, trapping many men who had been below decks when the attack occurred.

The USS Oklahoma Memorial stands in honor of the 429 men who perished after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 A torpedo hit the Oklahoma and the resulting explosion and fireball took the lives of both Navy sailors and Marines. Within minutes, the ship was on fire and listing badly. It sank in short order, trapping many men who had been below decks when the attack occurred.