Antietam Battlefield National Park Sharpsburg Maryland

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Bloodiest Battle in American History - 23,000 Casualities!

The Bloodiest One Day Battle in American History

23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln's issuance of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

Bloodiest Battle in American History - 23,000 Casualities!

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