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?
Six generals were killed or mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam - 3 Union and 3 Confederate. Today, the location where they were killed is marked by a mortuary cannon, a cannon barrel muzzle down in a block of stone.