Civil War Podcast, Episode 191

ANTIETAM (Part the Sixth)

A battery of Pennsylvania light artillery on the Antietam battlefield. This photograph was taken two days after the battle. Note the dead horse in the foreground.

In which we look at the opening of the action at the Battle of Antietam on the morning of September 17, 1862.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “The Bloodiest Day: The Battle of Antietam” by Ronald H. Bailey and the Editors of Time-Life Books.\

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