Battle of Antietam

Antietam 150th prompts reflection on loss, freedom

SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) – Federal officials have marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg with cannon fire, patriotic music and reflection on the bloodiest day of combat on U.S. […]


Today in History, September 17 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America’s Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt’s leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; […]



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