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The Dawn Tree

I discovered that I do not live that far from Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. It’s an American Civil War National Park. So I woke up at an unholy hour and drove the hour to get there to do some sunrise shots. 199 more words

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President Lincoln at Antietam - 1862

President Lincoln at Antietam – 1862

President Abraham Lincoln, between Maj. Allan Pinkerton of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency and Gen. John A. McClernand, visits the Union camp at Sharpsburg, Md, on Oct. 12 more words

Surprise Trip

This past weekend, my hubby surprised me with a trip to Shepherdstown, WV.  I haven’t been so excited for a trip in a good while, and this also happened to fall the weekend of my birthday (Friday).   399 more words

Mumma Cemetery at Antietam


In the middle of the Antietam National Battlefield, you come upon a cemetery.


In 1862, Samuel and Elizabeth Mumma resided on 150 acres of this land, including the cemetery, with their ten children. 125 more words

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September 13, 1862: A Foreshadowing of J.E.B. Stuart’s Gettysburg Failure?

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome guest author Alexander B. Rossino

Major General James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart has been justly criticized for his role in allowing the fateful clash at Gettysburg to occur when neither General Robert E. 1,512 more words


Beneath the Mulberry Tree: Sarah Edmonds and Women in Memory

By Annika Jensen ’18

In her memoir Nurse and Spy in the Union Army, Sarah Emma Edmonds, a woman fighting in the Union Army disguised as a man, employed florid diction and a subtle romantic flare to illustrate an emotional and confounding moment in the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam: discovering another woman undercover. 1,050 more words

September 18, 1862

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia leave Maryland after the bloody battle of Antietam the previous day. 9 more words

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