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 AnnsAdventures

February 27, 2023


Unexpectedly Amazing Visit to Antietam

My husband and I were in the area on a beautiful sunny day in February. Didn't have time to do a tour or other organized visit. But just driving around, stopping at monuments and reading about...

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Rated 5 by K3321GVgeorgea

January 02, 2023



Antietam - the bloodiest single day in American history A little business trip to Baltimore which is only about an hours drive to Antietam National Battlefield. I thought visiting here might be...

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Rated 5 by BootstrapNick

December 06, 2022


A Piece of American History

Fantastically preserved battlefield. I stopped on a Sunday, got my passport stamp and decided to do a self guided tour following the easy to locate signs along the roads throughout the park. The...

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