Walk through the battlefield of Antietam with those who fought there The Battle of Antietam, waged on September 17, 1862, marked the bloodiest single day's fighting in American history. Five days later, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. This book brings you face-to-face as never before with the people and events that shaped this epic event. It features: - An introduction discussing the history and preservation of the present-day site - A timeline that adds further texture to the history described - Concise biographies of key participants - A historical tour - Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby - Archival and color photos throughout - Two PopOut maps-an archival map showing the battle as it unraveled, and another showing the same location today About the Timeline series These one-of-a-kind books bring you face to face with the people and events that have shaped American history and who have left their mark on some of the nation's most important historical landmarks and locations.
Globe Pequot Press
A Guided Tour Through History