• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Collections

Antietam National Battlefield has thousands of original items in it's collection. With the limited amout of space in the park visitor center, only a few put are on display, most are kept in protective storage. Click on the different links to view photographs of some of our historic items. Each page includes a gallery for larger images of the original artifacts.

Did You Know?

Bodies on the battlefield

Alexander Gardner's photographs of Antietam were the first ever images to show dead soldiers on the field of battle. A New York Times article about the photographs said it was if the "dead had been laid at our doorsteps." More...