Mason-Dixon Line at Blue Ridge Summit, PA, near Monterey Pass Battlefield. Monterey Pass was the only Civil War battle fought on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line. (Photo by Seth Gaines) - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
The Sunken Road at Antietam. 5600 American soldiers died in the Sunken Road, 3000 Union and 2600 Confederate, in a space of less than 900 yards. At Antietam, 23,000 American soldiers died in a single day. This is still the record for the bloodiest single-day battle in American history. The battle began September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Though the North had twice as many troops as the South, they were able fight only to a draw.
Antietam Battlefield, site of the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with dead, wounded, and missing on both sides combined.
The Daniel Lady Farm, on the Hanover Road east of Gettysburg, was used as a Confederate Field Hospital. Lee used this residence for a council of war on July - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield; on this day (September 150 years ago, over people gave their lives in the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!