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Watching the battlefield

Shielded from the world –
so strangely squiggly – we’re safe,
screened by solid glass.

(This is – at last – Day 5 of Five Photos, Five Stories. 81 more words


Civil War Trust Helps Preserve Battlefield Land at Antietam

September 30, 2015 – For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:
Jim Campi, (202) 367-1861 x7205
Meg Martin, (202) 367-1861 x7231

DEPUTY SECRETARY of the interior michael connor and CIVIL WAR TRUST celebrate PRESERVATION successes at antietam… 821 more words


A Gray Morning at Antietam

It was a brisk, gray, September morning near the banks of Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. September 17, 1862 would go down as the single bloodiest day in American history as Union armies clashed with Confederate forces on the rolling hills of this farmland largely owned by German pacifists who had a church nearby as well.   1,256 more words


Sept-17 (Part 1): America's Bloodiest Day

America’s Bloodiest Day



Throughout coverage on September 11th reporters repeatedly mentioned that it was one of, but not the, bloodiest day in American history.   460 more words

American History

A Mettle Forged into Legend

Through Maryland’s green and rolling meadows, a stream the color of chocolate winds on its unhurried way to the Potomac River. Blown by summer breezes, cirrus clouds coast across the blue sky, trailing their shadows like the tails of kites across the tasseled corn. 1,398 more words

Antietam plus 103 years

I could not let the anniversary of the Battle of Antietam go unnoticed. It is one of my goals to attend a battle anniversary there sometime in the coming years. 324 more words


Today in Texas History - September 17

From the Annals of the Civil War – In 1862, the Battle of Antietam was fought near Sharpsburg, Maryland.  The day was the bloodiest day in American military history with over 23,000 casualties on both sides.  222 more words

Texas History