The History Files #30: The Battle of Antietam

42 mins - Published Sun, Sep 27, 2015 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye
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Detail of “A Crucial Delay”, depicting the action at the Stone Bridge during the Battle of Antietam, by Cpt. James Hope

This week we look at the Battle of Antietam, one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War; General Lee’s attempt to bring the fight to the North.

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