Civil War Battle
Updated: 2/16/2021
Civil War Battle

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  • Where?
  • It was actually fought Right here in Sharpsburg, Maryland in Antietam's creek.
  • Do you know where the battle of Antietam was fought?
  • When
  • Setptember 17, 1862
  • The Battle of Antietam
  • Oh look! that's when the Battle of Antietam happened.
  • Who(Leaders)
  • Who were the leaders of the battle of Antietam?
  • Robert E. Lee
  • On the union side the general was George B. McClellan
  • Well, on the confederates side the general was Robert E. Lee
  • George B. McClellan
  • Fighting/What happened
  • The Union had put their full force on them.
  • Lee's army planned on attacking the union capital, DC, and invading the north.
  • But the Union had heard of this plan and were prepared.
  • Lee's army was force to withdraw because they were fatigued and ready to give up.
  • Outcome
  • Civil War Museum
  • So who one the battle anyway?
  • Legacy
  • Well, the battle of Antietam was considered to be one one the bloodiest battles in the U.S. history.
  • So what was the legacy of the battle of Antietam.
  • The Union won the battle when Lee's army was forced to surrender.
  • It also led Lincoln to pass the Emancipation Proclamation a few days after the war.