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Battle of Antietam

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Antietam Rebirth

    Restoration efforts let visitors see hallowed ground as it was in 1862 or 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...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Rebel Pariah: General Roswell Ripley

    General Roswell Ripley couldn’t get along with anyone. Not even Robert E. Lee. or nearly four years Roswell Sabine Ripley wore the wreath and three stars of a Confederate general officer, despite being an unmistakable Yankee by any...