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"Now Is The Pinch" The Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862. By Mark Maritato. At dawn on the morning of September 17th 1862 the battle of Antietam raged as units of Brigadier General John Gibbon's western Iron Brigade, made up of Wisconsin and Indiana Regiments emerged from the southern border of David R. Miller's cornfield only to be met by a blistering volley of musketry from a heavy line of Confederate Infantry. As the Iron Brigade became engaged in a heavy firefight a…

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Bullet lodged in a bible that saved the life of a civil war soldier carrying it -- at the battle of Antietam, 1862.

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Confederate dead by a fence on the Hagerstown road after the Battle of Antietam, photographed by Alexander Gardner, in Sept 1862. #civilwar

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Word from Antietam by Dale Gallon. Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 - In the hours following our nation’s bloodiest day, the word went out that the Army of the Potomac had won a great victory.

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