Details about Antietam National Battlefield



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Type
National

State
Maryland

Name
Antietam National Battlefield

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CWSAC Priorty
I.2 (Class A)

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23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln's issuance of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

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