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History of Antietam National Cemetery (- View of Lodge House from North-East Position)

Lodge, Antietam National Cemetery. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


"Near the entrance to the Cemetery, and within the enclosure, has been erected a neat and commodious Lodge House, designed for the occupancy of the keeper of the grounds, and the comfort and convenience of visitors."

History of Antietam National Cemetery

The budget for the Cemetery included:
173 perches stone, delivered for keeper's lodge, at $1.20 per perch, $207.60
Labor - For keeper's lodge, $1,500.00

In comparison, the budget for the removal, boxing, and burial of 6,000 dead, at $5 each, $30,000.00

The lodge and gates were completed by the time of the dedication of the Cemetery in 1867.


Phreaner, Photo

B.T.W. Phreaner was a photographer with a studio in Hagerstown.


Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library.

J.W. Woods, printer, Baltimore

Antietam National Cemetery; United States History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Registers of dead.

Washington County, Md; 1862-1869.

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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