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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

The Civil War

The Massachusetts Monument at Antietam

Various states that were involved in the Civil War, North and South, long ago placed their official monuments on various battlefields. Most chose to build their monuments at Gettysburg. 833 more words

American Civil War

A Toy Cannon at Antietam: 1862


How a Boy Fought and Lost His Life at Antietam

General Hector Tyndale Post No. 160, of this city, has been presented with a small brass cannon, which is apparently a toy, but it has a historical interest. 472 more words

News And Announcements

Civil War Echoes: O Canada!

With the recent controversy involving O Canada in the NBA news, it might be of interest to our readers to note that the song is an echo of the Civil War. 187 more words


The journey of a lifetime, more than a lifetime ago

Nearly a century ago, as World War I was entering its final stages, a couple from South Carolina made a journey north to perhaps put to rest a ghost of another bloody conflict, one that had ended more than five decades prior. 685 more words


On this day, Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation changes history

This is from the National Constitution Center.

The Emancipation did not free any slaves.

The order said the slaves from the states in rebellion would be free. 476 more words