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A creek of north-central Maryland emptying into the Potomac River. The bloody and inconclusive Civil War Battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg, as it is often called in the South) was fought along its banks on September 17, 1862.


(Placename) a creek in NW Maryland, flowing into the Potomac: scene of a Civil War battle (1862), in which the Confederate forces of General Robert E. Lee were defeated


(ænˈti təm)

a creek flowing from S Pennsylvania through NW Maryland into the Potomac: Civil War battle fought near here at Sharpsburg, Maryland, in 1862.
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Texans at Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862 offers a wealth of primary sources written or spoken by Confederate soldiers of Hood's Texas Brigade, who fought for the Confederacy in the battle of Antietam during the American Civil War.
today announced that the National Park Service has awarded a $6,000 grant for Antietam National Battlefield.
Battle of Antietam (Essential Library of the Civil War).
Synopsis: With a tally of more than five thousand killed, twenty thousand wounded, and three thousand missing, the Battle of Antietam made September 17, 1862, the deadliest day of combat in American history.
The Civil War battle of Antietam was America's single bloodiest day, with a combined tally of almost 23,000 dead, wounded, or missing.
military history, the Battle of Antietam in Maryland in 1862, became 26-year-old Captain Henry Augustus SandAEs Waterloo, when he was mortally wounded by Confederate sharpshooters in the final assault on Sharpsburg.
His letters were collected and transcribed by his sister, Emily Isabella Rossire nee Sand, and illustrated with her own watercolors of the Antietam battlefield and sketches by their younger brother, Maximilian Edward Sand.
McCartney, commanding officer, USS Antietam (CG 54), the Air Defense Commander for Battle Force Seventh Fleet and Mr.
Marideth Domingo, Navy public affairs officer, said the Philippines sent the BRP Gregorio del Pilar to take part in the exercise with the Japanese ship Sazanami and the USS Antietam.
While on active duty, he served on the USS Antietam (CV 36), the world's first true angled-deck aircraft carrier.
On April 16, those four wineries took another major step toward marketing the area as a wine region with the official establishment of the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail.
The purpose of Richard Slotkin's The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution is to examine how and why the Battle of Antietam in September of 1862 should be considered a turning point in America's Civil War.

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