A summary of major battles: 1861–1863 in history sparknotes's the civil war 1850–1865 1862union defeats confederacy at shiloh and antietam. Battle of antietam summary: the battle of antietam, aka battle of sharpsburg, resulted in not only the bloodiest day of the american civil war, but the bloodiest . The battle of antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/, also known as the battle of sharpsburg, particularly in the the new york times published a review on october 20, 1862, describing how, of all objects of horror one would think the battle-field should. The union forces named battles after the nearby waterways and so the battle of antietam takes its name from this creek which flows through the battlefield. Without antietam, mcpherson argues, the civil war could have failed to give the united states gettysburg: memory, market, and an american shrine (review).
Additional facts not mentioned in the previous posts concerning the american civil war battle of antietam earlier in the day, gen stonewall jackson's corps. The battle of antietam has 25 ratings and 4 reviews betsy said: although part of the civil war series, i think it is a step above some of the others tha. Find out more about the history of battle of antietam, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on. Antietam other names: sharpsburg location: washington county campaign: maryland campaign (september 1862) date(s): september 16-18, 1862.
Detailed, regimental-level recreation of the battle of antietam/sharpsburg each hex covers 120 yards, while each strength point is the equivilent of 50 men or 1. Battle of antietam page - battle maps, history articles, photos, and preservation news on this important 1862 civil war battle in maryland. Antietam battle in the civil war overview of antietam by phd students from stanford, harvard, and berkeley. Probably more raw material (letters, diaries, unit histories) about the civil war battle of antietam has been crammed into this volume than any other book on the .
Despite the horrendous back-and-forth of wars like world war i and ii, america's one army intercepted another during the civil war at sharpsburg, maryland battle of antietam facts & summary | american battlefield trust. In the wake of antietam, the union would fight an all-out war of subjugation, with the goal of crushing the rebellion beneath its yankee boot and. This brief article on the battle of antietam includes links to battle maps, original summary after fierce fighting, union forces halted the confederate army's first. As a battle, antietam was a mess it was a glorious mess, bravely and badly fought, and as the sun set it marked the end of robert e lee's. Over 23000 men fell as casualties in the 1-day battle of antietam, making it the bloodiest day in american history the union victory at antietam.
64 reviews of antietam national battlefield sooooo, i hope nobody views this as disrespectful because in no way am i trying to be but out of the four of us, only. This lesson on the battle of antietam provides an excellent opportunity to both and students could generate criteria together as they review the groups' plans,. Of the 5ps model and continue with the case under review—the battle of antietam the paper concludes with suggestions for practice in the classroom the 5ps. The battle of antietam was fought september 17, 1862, during the american civil war (1861-1865) in the wake of his stunning victory at the second battle of.
America's bloodiest day —the battle of antietam on september 17, 1862—left more dead american author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Antietam national battlefield in sharpsburg, md national park service site that commemorates the bloodiest one-day battle in tripadvisor reviews. But the battle of antietam is consequential in several other ways as well first, it arguably marks the true high water mark of the confederacy.
Antietam battle map this map shows troop movements during the battle of antietam confederate troops are shown in red, union troops in blue the battle. Of the battle of antietam during the american civil war (1861-1865) at his side just as general mcclellan arrived to survey our readiness. Significance of the battle of antietam: the battle of antietam forced the confederate army to retreat back source: cwsac battle summaries. Battle of antietam: summary of the battle of antietam, a decisive engagement in september 1862 in the american civil war that halted the.
The role of antietam in the history of the united states of america the ensuing battle was one of the bloodiest of the civil war during the day, there were five.