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Battle of Antietam

Ted Ballard

Battle of Antietam

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Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862,
  • Antietam National Battlefield (Md.) -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ted Ballard.
    GenreGuidebooks.
    SeriesStaff ride guide, CMH pub -- 35-3-1.
    ContributionsCenter of Military History.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13636838M
    LC Control Number2006012153
    OCLC/WorldCa68192262


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Antietam campaign (ăntē´təm), Sept.,of the Civil the second battle of Bull Run, Gen. Robert E. Lee crossed the Potomac to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania. At Frederick, Md., he divided (Sept. 10) his army, sending Stonewall Jackson to capture the large Union garrison at Harpers Ferry and thus clear his communications through the Shenandoah valley.

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The Battle of Antietam has been called the bloodiest single day in American History. By the end of the evening, 17 Septem-beran estimated 4, American soldiers had been killed Battle of Antietam book o wounded in and around the small farming com-munity of Sharpsburg, Maryland.

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Union casualties numbe men, and Confederates casualties amounted to 10, Would you consider the audio edition of The Bloody Ground: Battle of Antietam, to be better than the print version. I consider this audio version of The Bloody Ground: Battle of Antietam to be better than the printed version as the narrator brings the character's to life, reading in a measured way that hold's the listener's attention.

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The Battle of Antietam, fought on Septemwas the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6, soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M.

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