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Dunker Church

Facts about Dunker Church during the Battle Of Antietam, American Civil War

Dunker Church Summary: The Dunker Church was the focal point of a number of Union attacks against the Confederate left flank in the Battle Of Antietam on September 17, 1862 and is now an iconic symbol of the bloodiest day of battle in the American Civil War.

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Battle of Antietam: 7th Maine’s Senseless Charge On the Piper FarmIt had no effect on the battle — other than adding to the casualty lists — and there was no good reason for ordering it in the first place. But for the whim of a subpar brigade commander, whose sobriety some held in question, it never would have happened. Yet late on the afternoon of …
Battle of Antietam: Carnage in a CornfieldMr. Miller's humble cornfield near Antietam Creek became the unlikely setting for perhaps the worst fighting of the entire Civil War.

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