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This tower was built by the War Department in 1896 as part of the early development efforts by the U.S. military to create an open-air classroom at Antietam. The War Department also placed cannon, built roads and fences. They interviewed Antietam …
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Confederate Soldier in the 3rd Alabama Infantry (1) Within the first few hours of the battle, Gen. D.H. Hill sent more than half of his 5,000 soldiers to reinforce the northern end of the Confederate line. Of the two brigades that remained in t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDNW_a-simple-farm-lane-changed-forever_Keedysville-MD.html
During the early hours of the battle, Col. John Brown Gordon promised Robert E. Lee, "These men are going to stay here, General, till the sun goes down or victory is won." The Confederate troops that Gordon commanded were part of a well protected …
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"The shells crashing through the trees and fluttering overhead as well as the musketry...all contributed to mark the time, and place, fixed in one's memory forever."Diary of Sergeant Charles Broomhall, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry You are standi…
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"I have been permitted to stand by your loved ones when the trial hour came..." For some, service to their country ended with the Civil War. For Clara Barton, this was the beginning. Barton, a forty year old teacher, patent clerk and patriot, w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDL3_a-cornfield-unlike-any-other_Keedysville-MD.html
"Through a shower of bullets and shells, it was only the thoughts of home that brought me from that place."Pvt. James Dougherty, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry, wounded in the Cornfield (1) At daybreak, Gen. Joseph Hooker's First Corps, approximat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDKA_a-savage-continual-thunder_Keedysville-MD.html
At Antietam, the open and rolling terrain benefited the artillerymen of both armies. By placing their cannon on high ground, Blue and Gray alike were able to effectively strike enemy troop positions at great distances. Over 500 cannon thundered ac…
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Confederate Col. Stephen D. Lee placed his battalion of nineteen cannons here. Throughout the morning, Union infantry and artillery aimed their attacks towards this high ground and the Dunker Church. Twenty-five percent of his men were killed or w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBUI_second-army-corps_Keedysville-MD.html
U.S.A.Second Army Corps.Major General E.V. Sumner, Commanding.(September 15-16, 1862.)Richardson's Division of the Second Corps, in close pursuit of the Army of Northern Virginia, in its retreat from South Mountain, passed through Boonsboro and Ke…
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Erectedby the survivors ofCompany A & Ito the memory of ourfallen comradswho fell on this spotSeptember 17, 1862.————This stonemarks the extreme advanceof Weber's BrigadeFrench's Div. 2nd Army Corps———&mda…
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