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So You Think You Know Antietam?, The Stories Behind

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The Seven Days battles prevented an early Union victory and changed the conflict from a limited to a total war; Antietam forestalled European recognition of the Confederacy and prompted the Emancipation Proclamation; Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and Chattanooga reversed a tide of Confederate victories that had threatened the Northern will to keep fighting; Sherman's capture of Atlanta and Sheridan's victories in the Shenandoah secured Lincoln's reelection, confirmed emancipation as a Northern war aim, and ensured continuation of the war to unconditional victory.
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Drums Along the Antietam

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Visit Flanders Fields, see war re-enactments and broaden your knowledge of the American Civil War. Timeline: World War II, Modern, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Abercrombie (USMA 1822) Bank’s division was stationed in Western Maryland. Throughout the Atlanta Campaign, Confederate military engineers oversaw construction of defensive works, such as the Kennesaw Mountain Line and Chattahoochee River Defense Line, that they prepared before the arrival of the retreating Army of Tennessee.
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A Field Guide to Antietam: Experiencing the Battlefield

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Lee: Lee's Proclomation to the Maryland People: TO THE PEOPLE OF MARYLAND: It is right that you should know the purpose that has brought the army under my command within the limits of your State, so far as that purpose concerns yourselves. President Lincoln wants to transform the Civil War from a limited war for Union to a total war destroying the slave economy. We should accept their decision as the call to make. However, I was not truly aware of some of the intricate stories woven throughout the battlefields, the occasional feelings of hopelessness and regret,” said Horning.
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Unfurl Those Colors: McClellan, Sumner, and the Second Army

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Medal Of Honor: From Antietam To Afghanistan

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There are many ways to soft-chew that objective. Expedition into Maryland—battle of Monocacy and advance on Washington. The ebb and flow of battle across the Maryland region created a serious problem for those communities left to deal with war’s most lethal legacy, that of burying the dead. Manning and Peter McGlashan; Lieutenant Colonels William O. Davis not only describes the events and outcomes of those great engagements, but also delves into the characters of the army commanders, revealing in many cases just how much their personalities influenced the actions of their subordinates - and ultimately the outcome of the battles themselves.
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