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 CindyP41

June 17, 2021


Beautiful place to learn about our countries history

If at all possible go with the private tour guide option. You get three hours to learn and enjoy !!!!!

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Rated 5 by KABGeorgia

June 14, 2021


Very powerful and moving

The Antietam Battlefield is pristine and unspoiled by commercial development. Much of it is farmland as it was in 1862, preserved by the National Park Service but actively farmed through leasing...

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Rated 5 by jebriggs

June 01, 2021


Not to be Missed Antietam

Antietam is very much worth a stop even though it seems out of the way. This battle was pivotal in the Civil War, and the Visitor's Center provides suggestions on how best to experience this battle...

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