• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Black and White Photographs of Antietam Battlefield

Ohio Attorney Albert Kern was an avid collector, historian and photographer. Although not a Civil War vereran himself, he was extremely active in veteran's affairs. He traveled to Antietam and took a series of spectacular images that are part of our archives courtesy of Dayton History. For permission to publish the images,contact the archive: http://www.daytonhistory.org/archive-research.htm.
 

Did You Know?

15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument

The 15th Massachusetts Infantry went into the Battle of Antietam with 606 soldiers. 318 were killed or wounded, the highest number for any Union regiment in the battle. Their monument features a wounded lion carved in granite.