Civil War: Battle Of Antietam
Updated: 2/19/2021
Civil War: Battle Of Antietam

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  • The Battle Of Antietam took place at Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland.
  • The two Major Generals in the Battle of Antietam were General George B. McClellan who led the North, and General Robert E. Lee who led the Southern Forces
  • The Battle of Antietam marked the highest point of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the Northern states.
  • After 12 long hours, the Union claimed victory from the battle of Antietam.
  • To this day, the Battle of Antietam is remembered as the bloodiest battle in the civil war. At the end of it, since the union won, lincoln got the chance to sign the emancipation proclimation.
  • The Battle Of Antietam took place on September 17, 1862