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Eyewitness accounts from Texans who fought at Antietam

“Known as the Battle of Antietam by the Union and the Battle of Sharpsburg by the Confederates, the day-long battle near Antietam Creek on September 17 [1862] is widely recognized as the single bloodiest day in American history. On that … Continue reading

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New book on the fighting in the Miller Cornfield in the Battle of Antietam

The battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862, remains the bloodiest single day of combat in American military history. Several of my relatives on my father’s side were there, serving in the 7th Virginia (in the Union … Continue reading

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