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The Battle Of Antietam


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The Battle Of Antietam

  1. 1. By Rachel Nicole Tunnell<br />The Battle of Antietam<br />
  2. 2. Battle of Antietam<br />
  3. 3. Battle of Antietam<br />also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg was fought on September 17, 1862<br />fought near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil<br />It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with approximately 23,000 casualties.<br />CSA (Confederacy) Commander = Robert E. Lee <br />USA (Union) Commander = George B. McClellan<br /> CSA = 9,540 wounded 753 captured/missing<br />Union= 7,752 wounded 1,018 captured/missing<br />Robert E. Lee<br />George B. McClellan<br />
  4. 4. Maps of the Battle of Antietam<br />