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Newspaper account described deadly struggle at Antietam

'Consummate valor marked the actions of every division in the field'

July 18, 2011
  • This barn in the Keedysville area was used as a hospital during the Battle of Antietam
Source: Library of Congress

The following is an excerpted account of the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day of the Civil War, as printed in the Sept. 10-24, 1862, issue of the Herald of Freedom and Torch Light. The account is in the Maryland Historical Society collection and can be found online at whilbr.org

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