All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Antietam’

Preserving National Parks: It’s Not Just Popular, It’s Patriotic


By Jennifer Errick, Editor of Online Communications at the National Parks Conservation Association Note: This is NPCA’s third and final story in our series on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the candidates to pledge their support for national parks. By day, I work as an editor for NPCA on issues that affect our national parks. Then, when I [...]

Posted on: October 22 2012
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Friday Photo: Living History and Solemn Reflection at Antietam Commemoration


On September 17, 1862, the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia battled for twelve savage hours on the banks of Antietam Creek in Maryland. When the fighting was over, 23,000 people had been killed, wounded, or declared missing, making that one day the bloodiest in the history of the Civil War. The Union Army’s performance led President Abraham Lincoln to [...]

Posted on: September 28 2012
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