Dead Confederate artillerymen photographed by Alexander Gardner in front of Dunker Church at the Battle of Antietam in Sept, 1862. #civilwar #antietam

Battle of Antietam

The Civil War: Gen. Gordon and the Battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in history. The Civil War: Gen. Gordon and the Battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in history. Site of Dunker Church battle, Antietam 1862

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Antietam Battlefield Bloodiest battle in the Civil War 17 September 1862

"Now Is The Pinch" The Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862. By Mark Maritato. At dawn on the morning of September 17th 1862 the battle of Antietam raged as units of Brigadier General John Gibbon's western Iron Brigade, made up of Wisconsin and Indiana Regiments emerged from the southern border of David R. Miller's cornfield only to be met by a blistering volley of musketry from a heavy line of Confederate Infantry. As the Iron Brigade became engaged in a heavy firefight a…

The battle of Antietam raged as units of Brigadier General John Gibbon's western Iron Brigade, made up of Wisconsin and Indiana Regiments advanced.

*THE BATTLE of ANTIETAM, 1862~ The battle also became ingrained in the minds of Americans because an enterprising photographer, Alexander Gardner, visited the battlefield within days of the fighting. His images of dead soldiers still on the field were like nothing anyone had seen before. The photo's shocked visitors when they were displayed at the New York City gallery of Gardner's employer,Mathew Brady.Antietam, aka: Dead at Bloody Lane.

Bloodiest Day in American History: The Battle of Antietam

Antietam-Dead at "Bloody Lane". Also called "The Sunken Road". Reminds one of cult classic civil war novel "Hogs of Cold Harbor", that rebuff of Crane's idealized "The Red Badge of Courage".

"Bloody Lane" at the Battle of Antietam in Sept of 1862. #civilwar #antietam

Battle of Antietam

'Bloody Lane' in the sunken road after the Battle of Antietam, 1862 - After the battle General D. Hill's Confederate troops received multiple assaults and fire from several Union divisions, leaving this bloody scene.

George McClellan at Antietam

The Civil War officer was seen as a savior when he took command of the Union army, but it wasn’t long before he was booted from the job.

September 17, 1862: Battle of Antietam, a conflict between Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War that reuslted in the bloodiest single day in American military history

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A disputed battle, Antietam was the near-tie fight resulting from McClellan attacking Lee. The Union was able to force the Confederates to retreat, but then southern reinforcements came in from Harper's Ferry, and they pushed the North back. The battle really ended without a clear winner, but the North had an upper hand, having forced the South to retreat.

Civil War artillery pieces at the Antietam battlefield.

Battle of Antietam - American Civil War - HISTORY.com

* The Battle of Antietam * Specifically, the charge of "Iron Brigade" near the "Dunker Church", morning of September (by Thure de Thulstrup).

Matthew Brady's photo of what is left of some soldiers in the American Civil War after the battle of Antietam.

Matthew Brady's photo of what is left of some soldiers in the American Civil War after the battle of Antietam (or as Southerners call it The Battle of Sharpsburg Where Levi Thomas was slain).

Civil War Dead at Battle of Antietam Photo Print

Civil War photo of dead soldiers of the Louisiana Regiment at Antietam, Maryland. This is one of the photographic images that were put on display in NYC by the Mathew Brady Studio. It was the first time that most people saw the horrors of war.

Map of the Battle of Antietam of the American Civil War, by Hal Jespersen

Map of the Battle of Antietam of the American Civil War, by Hal Jespersen - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Bullet lodged in a bible that saved the life of a civil war soldier carrying it -- at the battle of Antietam, 1862.

Bullet lodged in a bible that saved the life of a civil war soldier carrying it -- at the battle of Antietam, - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

The small town of Sharpsburg, Maryland lies in the narrow strip of the state between Virginia and Pennsylvania.  Just east of the town winds a small stream known as Antietam Creek bordered by farms. This patch of farmland would forever change when the Confederate and Union Armies clashed one September day in 1862. The Battle of Antietam became known as the bloodiest day of the Civil War with over twenty three thousand men dead or wounded in a single day and many those souls, still linger.

The small town of Sharpsburg, Maryland lies in the narrow strip of the state…

On this day in History, Battle of Antietam on Sep 17, 1862. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland’s Antietam Creek in the bloodiest one-day battle in American history.

Dead Confederate soldiers near Dunker Church following the Battle of Antietam. Photograph by Alexander Gardner

Antietam, Maryland Confederate dead by a fence on the Hagerstown road. The bloodiest Day.

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