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Army Band performs at Antietam

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Date: June 15, 2012

The 229th Army Band Will Play Patriotic Music at Antietam. On 21 June, 2012, there will be two Army Band concerts at Antietam National Battlefield. The Quintet will play from 1:00 until 2:00p.m. The full Ceremonial Band will play from 3:30-5:00p.m. Please join us at the Maryland Monument.

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