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2 edition of 13th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam found in the catalog.

13th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

Kerr, John H. Esq.

13th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

oration delivered at the first reunion of the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Regiment, Penn"a Veteran Volunteers, at Lafayette Hall, Pittsburgh, Firday evening, September 17, 1875

by Kerr, John H. Esq.

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Published by Sam"l F. Kerr, Printer in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John H. Kerr, Esq.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsYA 19240
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL604245M
LC Control Number96198729

  An engraving sketch shows Union troops charging across the Burnside bridge over Antietam Creek in the third and final day of the Civil War Battle of Antietam on Sept. 17,   Preservation efforts began at Antietam Battlefield in Maryland in the late nineteenth century with the work of the Antietam Battlefield Board and Ezra Carman. Carman commanded the 13th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry at the battle, and became a member of the Battlefield Board in the s.

The key source for your book series is the writings of Col. Ezra A. Carman of the 13th New Jersey Infantry, who later was appointed as the “historical expert” to the Antietam Battlefield Board. Battle of Antietam th Anniversary Programs Antietam National Battlefield will present a series of programs to commemorate the th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. Fought on Septem , Union and Confederate Armies clashed for twelve hours over the rolling fields outside of Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Widely considered to be one of the most beautiful, pristine and well-preserved Civil War battlefields, Antietam is a must-see for any Civil War enthusiast. The Antietam National Battlefield has an excellent Visitor Center which is a good place to start your visit. Hiking trails and a mile driving tour of the battlefield makes it easy to see this historic site.   At the time, the national military parks and battlefields, such as Antietam, were still under control of the U.S. War Department, which meant the Marines could use the parks as a training ground. Lejeune chose to do just that with a series of annual training exercises, which commenced in with a re-enactment of the Battle of the Wilderness.


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13th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam by Kerr, John H. Esq. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Much like you cannot write a solid book about the Civil War without referring to the Official Records, you cannot write a study of the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of without referring to Ezra Carman’s massive study of the campaign and battle.

Carman, a Union veteran of the battle, dedicated his later years to studying the campaign including South Mountain and Antietam. On the th anniversary of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, Americans gather for a sunrise tour of Antietam National Battlefield.

Get this from a library. The battle of Antietam th anniversary. [American Civil War Commemorative Committee.;] -- Commemorative program for the th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Antietam, SeptemberIn this volume, you'll find the most extensive map study of the battle to date.

A Field Guide to Antietam: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People by Carol Reardon & Tom Vossler (). Many fine Antietam tour books have been published over the years, but Reardon & Vossler's guide is both the newest and the best. Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharpsburg, (Septem ), in the American Civil War (–65), a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C.

The Union name for the battle is derived from Antietam Creek, which flows south from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to the. Antietam, Md. - Bodies of Confederate dead gathered for burial. Caption information taken from the Library of Congress.

Watch CBS Sunday Morning on the th anniversary of the battle of Antietam. Battle of Antietam: Selected full-text books and articles. Antietam Gateway to Emancipation By T. Stephen Whitman Praeger, Read preview Overview.

Unfurl Those Colors. McClellan, Sumner, and the Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign By Marion V. Armstrong Jr University of Alabama Press, Read preview Overview. Crossroads of.

The Battle of Antietam: A Captivating Guide to an Important Battle of the American Civil War Captivating History. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition.

$ # A Civil War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) Peter F. Copeland. out of 5 stars Paperback. Scenes were shown of activities at Antietam National Battlefield where the National Park Service was commemorating the th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam.

The Battle of Antietam I neglected this blog to finish the latest web page at The new page is up, posted last week September 9th, the th anniversary of the campaign. McPherson's most recent book Crossroads of Freedom: The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War commemorates the th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam.

The book briefly recounts the events of the Maryland Campaign leading up to the Battle of Antietam before giving the Cornfield action of September 16 a detailed tactical treatment. Despite the depth of the fighting which the book delves into, Welker brings the intense combat and tragedy of the Cornfield to a personal level by.

- The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, was a Civil War battle fought on Septem in Antietam, Maryland. See more ideas about Battle of antietam, Civil war battles, Civil war pins. The battle along Antietam Creek, about 60 miles north of Washington, on Sept. 17,was the bloodiest day of combat on U.S.

soil. More t Union and Confederate soldiers were reported. Editor’s Note: There is an updated list of Antietam books I came up with on the th Anniversary of the battle. Click here to check it out: The Best Antietam (Sharpsburg) Books I love sharing the knowledge I’ve gained over the years from reading, and reading about, top Civil War books.

The 13th New Jersey Infantry Regiment was a Union Army regiment from New Jersey that fought in the American Civil War. American Civil War. Recruited in July essentially from New Jersey's Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties (with large numbers from the cities of Jersey City and Newark), the 13th New Jersey Infantry Regiment was one of five three-year enlistment units raised by the state.

Union troops discover Rebels’ Antietam battle plan Union soldiers find a copy of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s orders detailing the Confederates’ plan for the Antietam. The Battle of Antietam or Battle of Sharpsburg was fought on September 17th, along the Antietam Creek, near the small farming community of Sharpsburg, Maryland.

The battle was part of General Robert E. Lee’s Maryland Campaign and was the first major battle to. A series of demonstrations and speeches took place at the battlefield to commemorate the th anniversary of the Civil War's Battle of Antietam. Patrick Semansky, Associated Press One hundred and fifty years ago this week, America experienced its bloodiest single day as Union and Confederate armies met on the battlefield near Antietam Creek.

The Maps of Antietam includes the march into Maryland, the Harpers Ferry operation, the Battle of South Mountain (Fox’s Gap, Turner’s Gap, and Crampton’s Gap), operations in Pleasant Valley, the Confederate withdrawal to Sharpsburg, the Battle of Antietam, the retreat across the Potomac River, and the sharp fighting at s:.

The Battle of Antietam th Anniversary Programs The Battle of Antietam will be commemorated September andA full schedule of tours, hikes, talks and living history programs will be offered by park staff and volunteers exploring the events that unfolded during and after the Maryland Campaign of Hundreds on Monday marked the th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam amid patriotic music and cannon fire, recalling the mind-boggling carnage and an ensuing Confederate retreat that.

th anniversary of Antietam by Jessica James | | Uncategorized | 0 comments I had a wonderful time signing books at the th Battle of Antietam re-enactment on Saturday, and had the great fortune to sign along side best-selling historical fiction author Jeff Shaara, who just released his latest book, A Blaze of Glory, A Novel.