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The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, was a Civil War battle fought on September 17, 1862 in Antietam, Maryland.

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Best Books About Antietam

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"Forever" stamp issued in 2012 by the USPS commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. USPS image.

Commemorating the Battle of Antietam

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day of the Civil War and one of the most important military operations of the conflict. The battle forced Confederate Gen.…

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Battle of Antietam - Sunken (Bloody) Lane Dead Confederates 8x10 Civil War Photo

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Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam was one of the bloodiest single day battles of the Civil War. Taking place near Sharpsburg, Maryland on Sept 17, 1862, it was also the first battle to occur on northern soil.

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American Civil War Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg pictures - photos & art pics - Page 2

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Battle of Antietam - Civil War - (1862) - Panoramic Map (21x24 Giclee Art Print, Gallery Framed, Espresso Wood), Multi

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Confederate horses lay dead and artillery caissons destroyed on Antietam battlefield

The Battle of Antietam- Photographic Tour

On September 22, 2012, The American College of History and Legal Studies was proud to host "FOR THE UNION AND FREEDOM: THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM".

Antietam creek bridge after the battle

Antietam creek bridge after the battle

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Battle of Antietam | Summary & Significance

Battle of Antietam, a decisive engagement on September 17, 1862, in the American Civil War that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland. President Abraham Lincoln used the costly Union victory as an opportunity to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

The "Bloody Lane" Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland  When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.

The "Bloody Lane" Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.

The Sunken Road or 'Bloody Lane' as it would later be known as at Antietam Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland
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The small town of Sharpsburg, Maryland lies in the narrow strip of the state between Virginia and Pennsylvania. Just east of the town winds a small stream known as Antietam Creek bordered by farms. This patch of farmland would forever change when the Confederate and Union Armies clashed one September day in 1862. The Battle of Antietam became known as the bloodiest day of the Civil War with over twenty three thousand men dead or wounded in a single day and many those souls, still linger…

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Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield; on this day (September 17) 150 years ago, over 20,000 people gave their lives in the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War.
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Battle of Antietam, 1862. "Did you know, most battlefield photos, of the civil war, were taken weeks after the battles. With actors posing as dead soldiers.

Antietam: Can One Picture Tell the Story? | Picture This

Antietam: Can One Picture Tell the Story?. A blog post at "Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos" on 2012-09-14.