Friday Sep 14, 2018

8 - Sheer Unadulterated Violence: The Battle Of Antietam


About this episode: 

This is the story of the Battle of Sharpsburg, of Antietam, the bloodiest single day in the history of this nation. It was an engagment that moved popular historian Bruce Catton to write that September 17, 1862 was a day of sheer, unadulterated violence. 

Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode: 

Other References From This Episode


Sharpsburg, Maryland

Harper's Ferry

Antietam Battle Map Featured Below: 


 Landscape Turned Red: The Battle Of Antietam


Antietam: The Photographic Legacy Of America's Bloodiest Day


Get The Guide:

Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.


*Title Image courtesy of Pixabay


Producer: Dan Irving

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Another excellent episode. Thank you for putting it together.

Wednesday Jun 29, 2022

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