• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Portrait Gallery

Here is a collection of portraits, primarily Union and Confederate soldiers that were at the Battle of Antietam. Each image has been digitally enhanced to improve the quality of the photograph.
 

Did You Know?

Bodies on the battlefield

Alexander Gardner's photographs of Antietam were the first ever images to show dead soldiers on the field of battle. A New York Times article about the photographs said it was if the "dead had been laid at our doorsteps." More...