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Antietam National Battlefield

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Paid for in Blood

    Students are inspired to think deeply about history when they visit historic ground Civil War Battlefields bring the past vividly to life. Walking these sites enables us to make a connection with earlier Americans that cannot be duplicated...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Antietam Rebirth

    Restoration efforts let visitors see hallowed ground as it was in 1862. For many years Antietam National Battlefield owned outright only a small portion of the 3,200 acres within its boundaries. In many places, narrow rights-of-way allowed...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    From The Crossroads: A Gallant Stand

    Two 12-pounder Napoleons stand west of the Old Hagerstown Pike at Antietam National Battlefield, opposite David Miller’s famed Cornfield. They are not there for ambience—they mark the positions of Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery, during...