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The Battle of Antietam: 151 Years Later

In a 12 hour period, from 5:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on September 17, 1862, America saw its bloodiest battle in its young history – a battle which continues to hold said record. On this day 151 years ago, approximately 113,000 men laid their lives on the line to fight for beliefs they believed were worth dying for. Pride was …

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Battle Of Antietam Anniversary Recalls Bloodiest Day

Named the single bloodiest day in American history, the Battle of Antietam began on this day 150 years ago and wouldn’t end until it saw 23,000 men wounded or killed. It was a turning point during the Civil War, a day which saw stealthy Union soldiers creep through a cornfield to advance upon their enemy, well-hidden by the stalks. The …

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