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History of Antietam National Cemetery ( -The Burial Detail)


Burials after the Battle of Antietam. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The burial party of Union soldiers after the Battle of Antietam. Those to be buried are probably Confederate dead, as trenches were dug near the Sunken Road to accomodate the large number of dead from that part of the Battlefield.



ID:
wcac300

Creator:
Original Sketch by Frank Schell

Rights:
Washington County Historical Society

Date:
1862-10-18

Collection Location:
Washington County Historical Society

Contributor:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

Subject:
Antietam National Cemetery; United States History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Registers of dead.

Coverage:
Washington County, Md; 1862-1869.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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