Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam Battlefield Photo
The National Park Service site that commemorates where 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after 12 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 Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation


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5831 Dunker Church Rd
Sharpsburg, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
    2.5 hrs
Rated 5 by susanwinetasting

January 16, 2022


Spend a Few Hours or the Day

Antietam is not all monuments as some battlefields are. There are beautiful rolling hills and farms, making it somewhat difficult to imagine the bloody conflicts that took place. There is a map...

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Rated 5 by Curtis P

January 13, 2022

Curtis P

Antietam is my Maryland!

The visitor center was most helpful to me. First two park rangers helped field my questions. I found a book that was also very helpful, it was about the farms on the battlefield and how they were...

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Rated 5 by Avos1

January 07, 2022


Battlefield Guide

We hired Michael Hill through the national park service book store for four hours as our guide. The time flew by. It was a great experience. He was enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable.

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