The Battle of Antietam

by Zachary Kent

Publisher: Childrens Pr

Written in English
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  • Juvenile literature,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - Military / War,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • United States,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862,
  • History

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Open LibraryOL7671965M
ISBN 100516466577
ISBN 109780516466576

It takes the reader from the controversial return of George B. McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac through the Confederate invasion, the siege and capture of Harpers Ferry, the daylong Battle of South Mountain, and, ultimately, to .   This is the extended BATTLE OF ANTIETAM sequence as presented as part of the six-part Mini-Series "North & South: Book II" on ABC. Presented here on the anniversary of . Disunion America’s Bloodiest Day. More Americans died on Sept. 17, , at the Battle of Antietam, than any other day in history. Contents Books About: The Civil War battle waged on Septem , at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history: in this single day, the war claimed nea casualties.

Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Battle Of Antietam Pictures, Photos & Images during the Battle Of Antietam of the American Civil War The battlefield of Antietam was extensively photographed immediately after the battle took place, providing images that would shock the nation as to the brutal carnage of the young war. Antietam (Voices of the Civil War) by Time-Life Books: Antietam The Civil War's Bloodiest Day by Norman Stevens: Antietam With visitor information (Trade Editions) by Norman Stevens: Antietam Assassins (Harrison Raines Civil War Mysteries, Book 6) by Michael Kilian: The Antietam Campaign by Gary W. Gallagher.   The following is a list of the best books about Antietam: (Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) 1. Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam by Stephen W. Sears. Published in , this book by Stephen W. Sears is a narrative retelling of the Battle of Antietam.

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Discover the best Civil War Antietam History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Battle of Antietam: A Captivating Guide to an Important Battle of the American Civil War A Civil War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) Peter F.

Copeland. out of 5 stars Paperback. The Battle of Antietam, also called the Battle of Sharpsburg, occurred on Septemat Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. It pitted Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of. September 16 – 18, About the Battle. the Battlefield. The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj.

Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee’s forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, The morning attacks by the Union First and Twelfth Corps. Antietam campaign (ăntē´təm), Sept.,of the Civil the second battle of Bull Run, Gen.

Robert E. Lee crossed the Potomac to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania. At Frederick, Md., he divided (Sept. 10) his army, sending Stonewall Jackson to capture the large Union garrison at Harpers Ferry and thus clear his communications through the Shenandoah valley.

Unlike many historical battle accounts of past wars, Sears has written an insightful, easy but well researched book on perhaps our nation's most critical one day battle. Comparable to a narrative style, the author 'walks' readers through the day's clash of forces on specific location, hour by hour on the by:   Top 5 Civil War Books on the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1.

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam. By Stephen W. Sears. Buy the book. This is the most popular standard account of the Maryland Campaign of and the Battle of.

Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharpsburg, (Septem ), in the American Civil War (–65), a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C.

The Union name for the battle is derived from Antietam Creek, which flows south from Gettysburg. Edited by Joseph Pierro. Buy the book. Much like you cannot write a solid book about the Civil War without referring to the Official Records, you cannot write a study of the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of without referring to Ezra Carman’s massive study of the campaign and battle.

Carman, a Union veteran of the battle, dedicated his later. Buy the Book: Antietam in 3-D is available from our Civil War Trust-Amazon Bookstore Writer and historian Bob Zeller is one of the country's leading authorities on Civil War photography.

He is the author of The Blue and Gray in Black and White: A History of Civil War Photography (Praeger, ), the first narrative history about the war's.

The Battle of Antietam has been called the bloodiest single day in American History. By the end of the evening, 17 Septem-beran estimated 4, American soldiers had been killed and o wounded in and around the small farming com-munity of Sharpsburg, Maryland. Emory Upton, then a captainFile Size: 2MB.

The heavy fog that shrouded Antietam Creek on the morning of Septemwas disturbed by the boom of Federal artillery fire. The carnage and chaos began in the East Woods and Cornfield and continued inexorably on as McClellan s and Lee s troops collided at the West Woods, Bloody Lane and Burnside Bridge.4/5.

The Battle of Antietam is full of such small stories, tales that combine to reveal the horror of one of the Civil War’s worst days. Antietam is remembered as the bloodiest day in American military history.

Union casualties numbe men, and Confederates casualties amounted to 10, Would you consider the audio edition of The Bloody Ground: Battle of Antietam, to be better than the print version. I consider this audio version of The Bloody Ground: Battle of Antietam to be better than the printed version as the narrator brings the character's to life, reading in a measured way that hold's the listener's attention.

In the book, Stotelmyer argues against the popular theory that McClellan was an incompetent commander during the Maryland Campaign. The Pry House was. The book offers a good, basic, coverage of the battle of Antietam. The battle was a watershed in terms of both influence at the national level and in terms of casualties.

It also demonstrated the limitations of the Union commanders in taking initiative and understanding the deep battle/5. The Battle of Antietam, fought on Septemwas the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6, soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks.

In Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints a masterful account of this pivotal /5(4). The Battle of Antietam was fought on Septem between the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War.

It took place near Sharpsburg, Maryland. The Southern forces were led by General Robert E. Lee and the Northern forces were led by General George B. McClellan. The Battle of Antietam by Kurz & Allison. Get this from a library. Battle of Antietam. [Ted Ballard; Center of Military History.] -- This staff ride guide examines the Maryland Campaign and Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day in American history.

On 17 Septemberthe Army of the Potomac met the Army of Northern Virginia on. But in Antietam: The Soldiers' Battle, historian John Michael Priest tells this brutal tale of slaughter from an entirely new point of view: that of the common enlisted man. Concentrating on the days of actual battle--Septem 17, Priest vividly brings to life the fear, the horror, and the profound courage that soldiers Brand: Savas Publishing.

The Battle of Antietam is full of such small stories, tales that combine to reveal the horror of one of the Civil War’s worst days. For these reasons, the book is a worthy addition to the. Author Dennis Frye talked about his book, Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination.

He described his research approach and gave examples of. The park store is operated by Eastern National, nonprofit cooperating association for Antietam National Battlefield.

Here you can find publications, maps, multi-media and theme-related merchandise, please call them with any questions at ()   The Antietam battlefield guide is the second of many Civil War guidebooks and continued setting the standard started in the Gettysburg guide.

The book covers the bloodiest single day battle of the American Civil War and a Battlefield Park that has suffered very little from commercialization/5(5).

Author Daniel Vermilya discussed the facts and myths surrounding the Civil War’s bloodiest day of battle. He drew on research from his book, That Field of.

Antietam Library and Research Center. The park library maintains a collection of books and manuscripts relevant to the study of the Battle of Antietam, development Antietam National Cemetery and the National Park.

Library holdings include books, bound volumes, vertical files, manuscripts, limited photographs, maps, and microfilm.

The book briefly recounts the events of the Maryland Campaign leading up to the Battle of Antietam before giving the Cornfield action of September 16 a detailed tactical treatment.

Despite the depth of the fighting which the book delves into, Welker brings the intense combat and tragedy of the Cornfield to a personal level by.

Buy a cheap copy of Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of book by Stephen W. Sears. Combining brilliant military analysis with rich narrative history, Landscape Turned Red is the definitive work on the Battle of Antietam. The Civil War battle waged Free shipping over $/5(5). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Antietam: The Soldiers' Battle by John M.

Priest (, Paperback) at the best online 5/5(1). Battle of Antietam The Battle of Antietam was a turning point in the Civil War. In the span of several hours, there would be more loss of American life than in any other battle before or since, leaving one in four of the soldiers who took part either dead or /5(4).

My main question about this book is if Antietam is truly the turning point of the war as McPherson contends. He does a good job of showing the mood in the north in the months before the war, with the great concern after the failure of the Peninsula Campaign and the route of Second Bull Run.

Gods and Generals Battle of Antietam. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.Each + page paperback book contains photos and illustrations, book reviews, and an index.

A special collection of original essays by several leading scholars on this pivotal campaign of the Civil War. Topics include the 1st Texas Infantry, the Union high command, and the effect of the battle on the civilians of : Vanessa Wilcox. The two volume set of the"Maryland Campaign" by Ezra Carman is a very concise record report of the September II is just about Antietam and it is very well Edited and annotated by Thomas appendix's and bibliography are worth the price of the book in its own your'RE INTERESTED in.

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