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Park Service Considers Plan to Cull Deer on Historic Battlefields

Earlier this month the National Park Service (NPS) released the final version of its plan to manage growing deer populations in several historic battlefields across the country. Located in Maryland and Virginia, the Antietam, Monocacy, and Manassas bat...

KKK rally planned for Antietam Battlefield

A Rosedale, Md., Ku Klux Klan group has announced that it will hold a rally at Antietam National Battlefield on Sept. 7 to protest U.S. immigration policies and President Obama’s administration. Nine members are expected to attend, some wearing robes, according to news stories. Read full article >>

Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield

This Saturday, October 13, 2012, is Ohio Day at the Antietam National Battlefield. I will be speaking at the Antietam battlefield Visitor Center at 11:00 this Saturday morning on Ohio at Antietam as part of the Ohio Day festivities. If any of you are around and might be able to make it, I hope to see you then and there. Show More Summary

Antietam battlefield restages 1862 photo exhibit

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

KEEDYSVILLE, MD (AP).- The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is recreating Mathew Brady's famous 1862 photographic exhibition documenting the Civil War's Battle of Antietam. The display of 21 original photographs and reproductions opens Friday at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum on the battlefield near Keedysville. Show More Summary

Antietam National Battlefield Park Gears Up To Commemorate Civil War's Bloodiest Day

3 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

It was the bloodiest day of the Civil War. After twelve hours of ferocious fighting on September 17, 1862, an estimated 23,000 soldiers had been killed, wounded, or declared missing. Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North was at an end. The Battle of Antietam, in Maryland, proved to be a turning point in the war. Show More Summary

Antietam's Memorial Illumination. . .Few Things Are More Profound

Tonight, a candle will burn on the Antietam National Battlefield in honor of George Dentzer, a twenty-five-year-old private in Company K, 48th Pennsylvania, and a one time railroad laborer from Cressona. On September 17, 1862, Dentzer was killed in action near the Burnside Bridge. Show More Summary

149 years ago today. A snapshot of life one year before THE battle.

I encourage those who are able, to take advantage of all that is going on at Antietam National Battlefield, this weekend. Regretfully, I won’t be able to make it… though I most certainly plan on being there this time next year (and might even take a little time to hop across the Potomac next weekend, [...]

Pennsylvania's Civil War Militiamen Getting Long Overdue Attention. . .

Pennsylvania Militia Organize in Harrisburg Dave Maher is a good friend of mine, who I have come to know over the past few years through his volunteer work at Antietam National Battlefield. One thing I discovered...Show More Summary

"Sarah Palin is launching a nationwide bus tour starting Sunday in Washington..."

"... Palin will also be stopping at other spots of symbolic national significance on the East Coast, including the Civil War battlefields at Gettysburg and Antietam, and the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.... In addition to the tour, Palin’s...Show More Summary

To Preview a Restored Gettysburg Rostrum, Look to Antietam

The National Park Service is planning on “redoing” the Rostrum in the Gettysburg National Cemetery to its original 1879 appearance. Antietam National Battlefield has refurbished its rostrum and it will be a model for the Gettysburg Rostrum. So we went to Antietam this weekend to take pictures of the rostrum in their National Cemetery. This [...]

Gettysburg National Military Park: Then & Now, Part 29: LBG Garry Adelman

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide, and Vice President of the Center for Civil War Photography, Garry Adelman, is pictured here instructing school teachers connected with the Civil War Preservation Trust on the Antietam National Battlefield. With Barry Martin and Tom Danninger, Garry created the CD, The Gettysburg Park Commission Photos: Then & Now. This view was [...]

Gettysburg National Military Park: Then & Now, Part 24: LBG Garry Adelman

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide, and Vice President of the Center for Civil War Photography, Garry Adelman, is at Antietam National Battlefield speaking to a group of teachers. He is standing on the path leading to the Maryland State Monument. The Smoketown Road is behind the post and rail fence. The Hagerstown Road is in the [...]

Gettysburg National Military Park: Then & Now, Part 21: LBG Garry Adelman

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide, and Vice President of the Center for Civil War Photography, Garry Adelman is leading a group of teachers connected with the Civil War Preservation Trust to the educational center at Antietam National Battlefield’s Mumma Farm. With Barry Martin and Tom Danninger, Garry created the CD, The Gettysburg Park Commission Photos: Then [...]

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