1. Henry Kyd Douglas Views a “Field of Blood” at Antietam

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    Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Confederate Captain Henry Kyd Douglas describes the bodies and blood that covered the ground at the Battle of Antietam.

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    • General McClellan Urges General Burnside to Hold the Bridge at Antietam

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      Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org General George McClellan calls for General Ambrose Burnside to hold his ground at all costs or at the very least hold the bridge…

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      • Henry Kyd Douglas Fights at His Front Door

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        Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org At the Battle of Antietam, Confederate Captain Henry Kyd Douglas faces the horrors of the battlefield and the realization that…

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        • Ada Mumma and her Family Flee Antietam as Bullets Fly

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          Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org As the Union and Confederate forces begin to engage at Sharpsburg, Ada Mumma and her family flee to the mountains.

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          • Frederick Ladies Devoted to the Cause of Our Country

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            Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org On February 9th, 1869, Mary Quantrill recounts the story of the day she positioned herself on her front porch to view the passing…

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            • The Preservation of Civil War Battlefields, Cemeteries, and Monuments

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              Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Historian/ authors John Schildt, Steven Stotelmyer, Kathleen Ernst, and Antietam Historian Tom Clemens explain the need for preservation…

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              • The Emotional Importance of Civil War Battlefields

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                Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard talks about the emotional connect and importance of Civil War…

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                • The Importance of Civil War Battlefield Preservation

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                  Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard discusses the importance in preserving the national battlefields…

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                  • George Alfred Townsend Erects the War Correspondent's Arch

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                    Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org South Mountain State Battlefield Historian John Miller and Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf discuss George Alfred Townsend and…

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                    • The Funding and Creation of Civil War Monuments

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                      Maryland's Heart of the Civil War www.heartofthecivilwar.org Former Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent John Howard discusses that a majority of monuments erected in remembrance…

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