The Photgraphic Legacy of America"s Bloodiest Day
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Antietam, Battle of, 1862, Antietam, Battle of, Md.,
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7720251M
ISBN 100684156598
ISBN 139780684156590

Discover the best Civil War Antietam History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Jul 17,  · To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September is a superb retelling of this pivotal slice of time between the ending John Pope's disastrous summer campaign in Northern Virginia and the eve of the bloodiest day in American history, the battle of Antietam on September 16th, This is a tremendous book/5(29).

The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee’s forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, The morning attacks by the Union First and Twelfth Corps on the Confederate left flank, and vicious Confederate counterattacks by Gen.

"Stonewall" Jackson's. Dec 10,  · The Battle of Antietam, also called the Battle of Sharpsburg, occurred on September 17,at Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Antietam book. It pitted. Shows. This Day In History. Schedule.

Sep 17,  · Guide to the Battle of Antietam. Edited by Jay Luvaas and Harold W. Nelson. Buy the book. Luvaas and Nelson are responsible for an entire series of U.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battlefields.

This book is indispensable for the battlefield tramper who wants to understand the strategy and tactics of a given battle.

Jul 01,  · I enjoyed this author's other book, Before Antietam: The Battle of South Mountain, so much that I had to read this book as well and I was not disappointed.I found it hard to compare this book with Stephen Sear's book Landscape turned Red as I enjoyed that book just as much if not more.

The two authors present this battle in their own way and I would not say one book was better than the other /5. The third volume in the Civil War Battle Series of novels spanning the war, Antietam brings the war to within view of the Brannon family farm in Culpeper County, Virginia.

When the Federals intercept the Rebels near Antietam Creek, two of the Brannon brothers are /5. Antietam staff ride and valuable reading for those interested in the Civil War and in the history of the military art.

Washington, D.C. JOHN S. BROWN 15 September Brigadier General, USA (Ret.) Chief of Military History. iv The AuThor Ted Ballard was a historian with the U.S. Army Center of. Antietam Book, The Monuments.

likes. This book will tell the story of the Battle of Antietam through the monuments, including a chapter on South Mountain & Monocacy.

The book will be in the Followers: The Battle of Antietam / æ n ˈ t iː t əm /, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the Southern United States, was a battle of the American Civil War, fought on September 17,between Confederate General Robert E.

Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and Union General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam papercitysoftware.comon: Washington County, near Sharpsburg. Apr 20,  · Top 5 Civil War Books on the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1.

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam. By Stephen W. Sears. Buy the book. This is the most popular standard account of the Maryland Campaign of and the Battle of Antietam.

The park store is operated by Eastern National, nonprofit cooperating association for Antietam National Battlefield. Here you can find publications, maps, multi-media and theme-related merchandise, please call them with any questions at () Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharpsburg, (September 17, ), in the American Civil War (–65), a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C.

Sep 08,  · Published inthis book Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler is a guidebook for the Antietam battlefield. The book explores 21 sites on the battlefield where major military actions occurred in order to help readers better understand what exactly happened during the battle.

Oct 27,  · I personally liked this one The Gleam of Bayonets: Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland Campaign, September by James V. Murfin. Antietam: The Soldiers Battle by John Michael Priest is one amazing book and one of the best books on Antietam as is To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September by D.

Scott Hartwig. The list of books related to the Maryland Campaign of September is constantly growing. Check out the latest reading list as suggested by Antietam Battlefield Guides.

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Antietam Reading List. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Battle of Antietam from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» History» Military History» Wars, Battles, and Military Interventions» U.S.

Civil War» Battle of Antietam. Here, in this essay by Bruce Catton, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, is the story of Antietam, the first, major Civil-War battle fought on Northern soil and the bloodiest single-day clash in American New Word City, Inc.

Antietam Lookout is a fully furnished cottage with a convenient back deck that provides an outstanding panoramic view of Antietam Battlefield. Looking beyond the pastoral battlefield provides one a spectacular mile view extending to the mountains of Western Maryland.

Antietam Battlefield Guide Tour Programs & Rates Highlight Tour (2 hours): This tour is designed for those with young children or people on a tight schedule, and will cover the Cornfield, Sunken Road and Burnside Bridge overlook. people: $ per 2 hours people: $ per 2 hours 30+ people: $ per 2 hours.

USS Antietam (CV/CVA/CVS) was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during and shortly after World War II for the United States Navy. The ship was the second US Navy ship to bear the name, and was named for the American Civil War Battle of Antietam (Maryland).Aircraft carried: As built: 90– aircraft.

USS ANTIETAM (CG 54). K likes. Welcome to the official page of USS ANTIETAM (CG 54). This site is administered by the Command to provide information and news from the ship.

Command Contact Followers: K. Aug 18,  · For those who enjoyed Scott Hartwig's To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September (JHUP, ) and are wondering how the second volume is shaping up, a helpful reader directed me to the author's Facebook page, where periodic progress reports last one from early June noted that the writing of the book's Sunken Road section (three chapters at over.

The Battle of Antietam was a turning point in the Civil War. In the span of several hours, there would be more loss of American life than in any other battle before or since, leaving one in four of the soldiers who took part either dead or wounded by the end of the day.

What led to such a disastrous conclusion. Civil War Trust: Antietam in 3-D. Has this been done before. Bob Zeller: No one until now has ever published a book exclusively devoted to the stereoscopic photography at of the 44 pages in the book are devoted to Alexander Gardner’s 3-D photos of Antietam, including his history-making first images of American dead on a field of war.

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This book is by and of the soldiers and civilians who experienced the Antietam campaign. Through their words and images you can relive the emotions, the terrifying rush of events, the horrors-even the human comedy-of one of the Civil War's major campaigns.5/5(2).

May 21,  · But in Antietam: The Soldiers' Battle, historian John Michael Priest tells this brutal tale of slaughter from an entirely new point of view: that of the common enlisted man. Concentrating on the days of actual battle--September 16, 17, and 18, Priest vividly brings to life the fear, the horror, and the profound courage that soldiers 4/5(1).

Sep 01,  · The Antietam battlefield guide is the second of many Civil War guidebooks and continued setting the standard started in the Gettysburg guide. The book covers the bloodiest single day battle of the American Civil War and a Battlefield Park that has suffered very little from commercialization/5(5).

Sep 17,  · The series is not at all intended to be a "best" book list but rather a reasonably broad representation of the available literature of a given topic (as much as you can do in only 5 books!).

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For this reason, it will tend to avoid big subjects with massive coverage in the literature. I only did the Battle of Antietam because of the anniv. When the last cannon fell silent and the Antietam Creek no longer ran red with Union and Confederate blood, twice as many Americans had been killed in just one day as lost their lives in the War ofthe Mexican War, and the Spanish-American war combined.

This is a book about battle, but more particularly, about the human dimension in battle.5/5(2). How to Use this Map-Guide This guide depicts a mile historic and scenic driving tour that follows the route taken during Robert E. Lee’s September Maryland Campaign. Information contained here and along the Trail tells stories that have been hidden deep within the landscape for years.

Follow the bugle trailblazer signs to waysides.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 came on September 17 at the battle of Antietam, where more than 23, men fell in the single bloodiest day of the war.Antietam is the third book of eight spanning the Civil War and describing its effect on one southern family. The Brannon brothers answer the call to arms at different times, and the family finds itself struggling with dilemmas it never had considered.