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The Sunken Road

The Sunken Road at Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland.

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Detonate: The daily post prompt

I cannot imagine how it must’ve felt to be so near to the cannon’s when they were being detonated.


To detonate a cannon, even one, would be a loud and intimidating experience. 23 more words

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Shot in the Back by a Fellow Countryman

Here’s an excerpt from Her General in Gray.  Autumn had asked Sib about the Civil War. This is his poignant description of Antietam:

She urged him back down on the sofa.  176 more words

God's Sovereignty in a Nation of Conflict

Abraham Lincoln is not known for being a great theologian, but he is known for his intelligence and wisdom. So I quote him here because he comes as close as anyone I’ve read on what it means to say that God is sovereign when the world is in conflict: 635 more words

ECW Digital Shorts - The Union's Great Crisis

This fall Emerging Civil War rolled out a soft release of three titles to kick off a new series called the Digital Shorts. These essays consist of extended blog posts, transcribed presentations, and “deleted scenes”–i.e., submissions that while well-written were better on their own than as chapters or appendices in the Emerging Civil War Series or Engaging the Civil War Series. 127 more words

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Haunted Battlefields: Part II, Antietam

The bloodiest day in American history began on September 17, 1862 at Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Union and Confederate troops clashed with a series of attacks and counterattacks. 255 more words

September 17, 1862

On this day in the Civil War, the Battle of Antietam or the Battle of Sharpsburg in the South becomes the bloodiest day in American history.  126 more words

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