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 Sailorsgirl

October 17, 2021


An American History Lesson

To provide a little background, Antietam or the Battle of Sharpsburg was the deadliest one-day battle in the history of the American military, which occurred between September 16-18, 1862. There...

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Rated 5 by Redvette10

October 17, 2021


Tour of Antietam National Battlefield

Our group enjoyed our visit and tour of Antietam National Battlefield. The visitor's center is under renovation and the temporary facility was nicely done. We watched a very informative 30 minute...

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Rated 5 by saturdaydiner

October 15, 2021


Beautiful settin

I've been to Gettysburg and far prefer the more natural and beautiful setting here. The Visitors center is currently under construction so a little confusing navigating but still a great walk and...

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