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?
Henry Kyd Douglas, the youngest staff officer for Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a native of the Sharpsburg area. His family home was just 4 miles west of the Battlefield. His uniform and personal library are part of the Battlefield collection.