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The Perfect Christmas Gift

If you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift, look no further. Buy that special someone an admission to the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. 450 more words


The Irish Brigade at Antietam

I’ve written before about the Irish Brigade in the American Civil War. At Antietam, I found their monument.

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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

Maryland Hikes: Antietam National Battlefield

I have discovered a very beautiful place in Maryland recently. It is Antietam National Battlefield, located in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The park, site of the bloodiest day in America’s history, where over 23,000 men were killed in one day, is truly a national treasure.   477 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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