Tag Archives: antietam creek

Voices of the Maryland Campaign: September 17, 1862

The flash of musketry fire illuminated the dark landscape around the sleepy town of Sharpsburg while the few visible stars still hovered in the early morning sky. With each passing moment, as the sun rose higher behind the peaks of … Continue reading

Posted in Battles, Campaigns, Leadership--Federal, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment