Antietam National Battlefield

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
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

Hours

Daily, 9am-5pm
closed major holidays.

Location

5831 Dunker Church Rd
Sharpsburg MD 21782
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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 brendamS9576NU

September 22, 2020

brendamS9576NU

Tour by Bike

Taking a tour of the battlefield by bike is a great way to experience Antietam. Our tour guide Amy was very knowledgeable and helped us learn so much about the battle.

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Rated 5 by F6827DQrobertm

September 20, 2020

F6827DQrobertm

158tth Anniversary Visit

Take private tour from RCM tours. Excellent tour and very knowledgeable guide. Allow at least two hours.

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Rated 3 by The_Wanderer1992

September 20, 2020

The_Wanderer1992

Civil War Battlefield Day

I was bored and wanted something to do for the day, so I suggested to my husband that we go visit this National Battlefield. My husband who is not a fan of war reluctantly agreed. We started at the...

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