Also known as the 'King of Battle', artillery played a key role at Antietam. This video will explore the different types of cannon that were involved in the battle, as well as how the big guns were loaded and fired.
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Did You Know?
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