• 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?

The Maryland State Monument at Antietam

The Maryland State Monument is the only monument at Antietam dedicated to both sides. Marylanders fought for both the Union and the Confederacy. 20,000 people attended the dedication on May 30, 1900. President William McKinley, a veteran of the Battle of Antietam, was the keynote speaker