The Antietam Campaign

16 September 2019 | By John Cannan | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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

The Bloodiest Day: The Battle of Antietam

16 September 2019 | By Ronald H. Bailey | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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.

Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign

16 September 2019 | By Gary W. Gallagher | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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, 1862

16 September 2019 | 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 Antietam Campaign

16 September 2019 | By Gary W. Gallagher | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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

Burnside's Bridge

16 September 2019 | By Phillip Thomas Tucker | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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

Too Afraid to Cry: Maryland Civilians in the Antietam Campaign

16 September 2019 | By Kathleen Ernst | Filed in: antietam campaign.

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 after

Antietam 1862: The Civil War's Bloodiest Day

16 September 2019 | By Norman S. Stevens | Filed in: antietam campaign.

Osprey s examination of the Battle of Antietam, which was one of the critical battles of the American Civil War 1861 1865 The fortunes of the South were riding high after the resounding victory at Second Manassas While Bragg and Kirby Smith invaded Kentucky, Lee s invasion of Maryland was intend

Unholy Sabbath: The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory

16 September 2019 | By Brian Matthew Jordan | Filed in: antietam campaign.

Many readers of Civil War history have been led to believe that the battle of South Mountain September 14, 1862 was but a trifling skirmish, a preliminary engagement of little strategic or tactical consequence overshadowed by Antietam s horrific carnage just three days later In fact, the fight wa