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  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    From The Crossroads: As Good As Gould

    During the East Woods fighting early in the Battle of Antietam, the 10th Maine Infantry found itself hotly engaged with Confederates concealed within the woods. Looking to his right at one point, Lieutenant John Mead Gould, the...

  • 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...