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 N4997BDdebg

July 05, 2022


Amazing History

We had a great guide Matt, who knew his history. There is much to see and understand as the tour winds through the battlefields.

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Rated 5 by anderson213

June 30, 2022


A Truly Important Battlefield

I always wonder why Antietam tends to be forgotten by tourists. It is a remarkable moment in the course of U.S. history. Whether you are a novice or a history buff, I would suggest taking a guided...

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Rated 5 by Jonathan M

May 26, 2022

Jonathan M

Come, Contemplate, and Take It With You

While Gettysburg might be more acclaimed, Antietam is a place where the true devastation of the Civil War hits you in the face. When you come face to face with the Sunken Road and Burnside’s Bridge...

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