September 17, 1862, over 25,000 men became casualties in the battle of Antietam, on the Civil War s single bloodiest day Confederate and Federal infantry and artillery faced each other at close quarters in the woods around the town of Sharpsburg, Maryland, and particularly along the banks of Antiet
Beautifully bound and illustrated volume on the Civil War featuring The Bloodiest Day, the Battle of Antietam Part of Time Life s popular series on the Civil War, this book covers the 1862 Maryland Campaign and includes maps, period engravings and sketches, and several dozen photographs.
The relative importance of Civil War campaigns is a matter for debate among historians and buffs alike Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Atlanta have their advocates Gettysburg certainly maintains its hold on the popular imagination More recently has come the suggestion that no single campaign or battle
The Maps of Antietam: An Atlas of The Antietam (Sharpsburg) Campaign, Including the Battle of South Mountain, September 2 - 20, 186208 February 2017 | By Bradley M. Gottfried | Filed in: antietam-campaign.
The Maps of Antietam An Atlas of the Antietam Sharpsburg Campaign is the eagerly awaited companion volume to Bradley M Gottfried s bestselling The Maps of Gettysburg 2007 and The Maps of First Bull Run 2009 , part of the ongoing Savas Beatie Military Atlas Series.Now available as an ebook sho
The Maryland campaign of September 1862 ranks among the most important military operations of the American Civil War Crucial political, diplomatic, and military issues were at stake as Robert E Lee and George B McClellan maneuvered and fought in the western part of the state The climactic clash
Antietam proved to be a major turning point in the war It ended the Confederate invasion of the North, and with it the possibility of England and France recognizing an independent Confederacy The Union victory also provided President Lincoln with the political opportunity to issue the Emancipation
A follow up to the popular Volume Five, No 3 in the series, Antietam The Maryland Campaign of 1862, this volume offers six essays by leading scholars, including Ted Alexander, Antietam s National Park historian Topics include The final assault by Burnside s Ninth Corps and its repulse a compell
Hardcover with dust jacket, 256 pages, index, than 80 photos illustrations and maps Just downstream from the village called Shepherdstown, near a shallow crossing called Boteler s Ford, a mill was built to exploit the rich vein of cement found nearby Life in this idyllic region was interrupte
Before the heroic stand of the 20th Maine at Little Round Top, the 2nd and 20th Georgia Infantries, led by Brigadier General Robert Toombs, held off a veritable Yankee juggernaut and triumphed at Burnside s Bridge on Antietam Creek in 1862 This detailed account profiles the troops whose last stand
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with than 6,000 soldiers killed four times the number lost on D Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks In Crossroads of Freedom, America s most eminent Civ
Now Available in Paperback First study of the Antietam campaign from civilians perspectives Many never before published accounts of the Battle of Antietam The battle at Antietam Creek, the bloodiest day of the American Civil War, left than 23,000 men dead, wounded, or missing Facing the
America s bloodiest day the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 left dead American soldiers in its wake than any other 24 hour period in history Antietam and the related battles of the Maryland Campaign that led up to the lethal confrontation did not result in decisive defeats for eit