Antietam: The Epicenter

Video: War Department

VIDEO | In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman discusses the fighting on an unpreserved* parcel at the heart of the Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Later, members of the Antietam National Battlefield staff comment on the importance of this piece of hallowed ground. *Update: The Civil War Trust preserved this land in 2015, thanks to our members.

Preserve 128 sacred acres at Antietam and Shepherdstown
We can add 6 additional acres to the 130-year-old Antietam Battlefield site and preserve 122 acres of nearly-pristine land at Shepherdstown — all part...