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Decisions & positions at Antietam

by Todd Gibbons.
  • 72 Pages
  • 1.10 MB
  • English
American Heritage , Baltimore
Antietam, Battle of, Md.,
Other titlesDecisions and positions at Antietam
LC ClassificationsE474.65 .G53 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6886654M
ISBN 100938289454
LC Control Number00502836

Antietam is ideal for a staff ride, since a continuing goal of the National Park Service is to maintain the site in the condition in which it was on the day of the battle. The purpose of any staff ride is to learn from the past by analyzing the battle through the.

The scene of the battle of Antietam has been set aside as a national battlefield (est.

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; see National Parks and Monuments, table). The battle influenced Lincoln's decisions to remove McClellan and to deliver a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

May 25,  · Now Andrew J. Heller (Gray Tide in the East) explores this fascinating issue, using counterfactual analysis instead of uninformed opinion to look for an answer, in Decision at Antietam. Smashwords – Decision at Antietam – a book by Andrew J. Heller. Sep 17,  · Five books on the Battle of Antietam (after all, today is September 17) 1.

The Gleam of Bayonets: The Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland Campaign, September by James V. Murfin (). I don't count myself among Sears's legions of fans and Hartwig hasn't gotten to the battle itself yet, so we'll go with Murfin.

The climactic clash came on September 17 at the battle of Antietam, where more than 23, men Crucial political, diplomatic, and military issues were at stake as Robert E.

Lee and George B. McClellan maneuvered and fought in the western part of the state/5. Oct 27,  · I personally liked this one The Gleam of Bayonets: Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland Campaign, September by James V.

Murfin. Antietam: The Soldiers Battle by John Michael Priest is one amazing book and one of the best books on Antietam as is To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September by D.

Scott Hartwig. Jan 01,  · Earlier in the book, I was tempted to give this 4 stars, but as the book raced (as in whoosh) to an end, I simply felt way too much ground was being covered in too short a space ( pages, excluding endnotes, etc.).On the good side, Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam is a marvel of economy.

McPherson knows his subject inside and out.4/5. Apr 20,  · Top 5 Civil War Books on the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of by Brett Schulte on April 20, · 9 comments Editor’s Note: There is an updated list of Antietam books I came up with on the th Anniversary of the battle.

Sep 17,  · The Best Antietam (Sharpsburg) Books by Brett Schulte on September 17, · 3 comments Editor’s Note: One half of this article comes from my earlier entry, the Top 5 Civil War Books on the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign ofwhile the other half covers some of the better new books on Antietam which have come out in the.

Oct 03,  · Part of the Maryland Campaign, the Battle of Antietam was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil, with nearly 70, Federal troops and approximately 35, Confederates actually engaged in the battle. ANTIETAM CAMPAIGN is the latest in a series of games based on Civil War campaigns.

Scenarios cover the battles of Antietam, South Mountain, and Harper’s Ferry. All can be linked to re-create the entire campaign. Each unit and commander which fought or could have fought in the campaign is rated for its movement, combat and leadership capabilities/10(29).

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External link sites are not supervised by or within control of Antietam School District. Aug 08,  · That Field of Blood: The Battle of Antietam, September 17, (Emerging Civil War Series) [Daniel Vermilya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

September 17, —one of the most consequential days in the history of the United States—was a moment in time when the future of the country could have veered in two starkly different 5/5(11). Battle of Antietam page - battle maps, history articles, photos, and preservation news on this important Civil War battle in Maryland.

The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E.

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Lee’s forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Battle Of Antietam Summary: The Battle of Antietam, a.k.a.

Battle of Sharpsburg, resulted in not only the bloodiest day of the American Civil War, but the bloodiest single day in all of American history.

Fought primarily on September 17,between the town of Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, it ended Gen. Robert E. Lee’s first. CIVIL WAR BOOKS and AUTHORS is an independent non-fiction American Civil War book review journal, with news, commentary, interviews, and more.

[ Posts may contain affiliate links, meaning CWBA might get a commission from purchases made through those links, at no cost to you. After pursuing the Confederate general Robert E. Lee into Maryland, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan of the Union Army launched attacks against Lee's army, in defensive positions behind Antietam Creek.

At dawn on September 17, Maj.

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Gen. Joseph Hooker 's corps mounted a powerful assault on Lee's left writeifyoulivetogetthere.comon: Washington County, near Sharpsburg. Feb 05,  · 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.

Yhe Battle of South Mountain then you really need to read. Jul 17,  · To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September is a superb retelling of this pivotal slice of time between the ending John Pope's disastrous summer campaign in Northern Virginia and the eve of the bloodiest day in American history, the battle of Antietam on September 16th, This is a tremendous book/5(29).

When the last cannon fell silent and the Antietam Creek no longer ran red with Union and Confederate blood, twice as many Americans had been killed in just one day as lost their lives in the War ofthe Mexican War, and the Spanish-American war combined.

This is a book about battle, but more particularly, about the human dimension in battle.5/5(2). Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more.

Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Sep 17,  · Antietam: A Savage Day In American History The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day in American history, and the partial victory by Union troops led Abraham Lincoln to issue the.

Jun 16,  · Top 10 Worst Military Decisions In History^Top 10 Worst Military Decisions In History^The effective prosecution of any war requires a load of decisions at all junctures. Many times, commanders will blunder through misinformation, faulty intelligence, or a misreading of the tactical or strategic situation.^Shannon.

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Future Focused Learning is designed to do that. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Sep 01,  · 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). leadership decisions made, and implications of those decisions during the Battles of Fredericksburg, Antietam and Gettysburg.

The informationwas gleaned from books, Civil War soldiers’ diaries, research papers, internet searches, DVDs, staff studies, magazine articles, and from professional journals. Research Questions. This book is among the top 5 civil war books on the Battle of Antietam.

It will make you aware of everything regarding the beginning of the battle. 'Landscape Turned Red' brilliantly introduces the topic to the readers. This book is incredibly detailed and will definitely kick-start your interest in anything concerning Civil War.

The fords over the Antietam at the extreme right of the line were guarded by Col. Thomas Munford's cavalry brigade. Artillery was placed at vantage points on the ridges. Throughout the 15th, Lee presented a show of strength with 14 brigades of infantry and 3 of cavalry—about 18, men.

The field of Sharpsburg or of the Antietam: showing the positions of the armies at 3 p.m. on September 17, Contributor Names - Available also through .Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (born Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain, September 8, – February 24, ) was an American college professor from the State of Maine who volunteered during the American Civil War to join the Union became a highly respected and decorated Union officer, reaching the rank of brigadier general (and brevet major general).

Political party: Republican.Jul 18,  · The Long Road to Antietam NPR coverage of The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution by Richard Slotkin.

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