*THE BATTLE of ANTIETAM, 1862~ The battle also became ingrained in the minds of Americans because an enterprising photographer, Alexander Gardner, visited the battlefield within days of the fighting. His images of dead soldiers still on the field were like nothing anyone had seen before. The photo's shocked visitors when they were displayed at the New York City gallery of Gardner's employer,Mathew Brady.Antietam, aka: Dead at Bloody Lane.
Antietam National Battlefield Antietam Battlefield - Philip Pry Farm The Philip Pry House served as headquarters for Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, Union commander during the Battle of Antietam, and as a field hospital and headquarter of the Army of the Potomac medical department in the aftermath
"93rd New York Infantry at Antietam: Union troops gather near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 16, 1862, the day before the Battle of Antietam, which would become the bloodiest single day in American history. (Photo Credit: Library of Congress )."