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    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

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Historic Newspaper Sketches of Antietam Battlefield


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Artillery at Antietam

Over 500 cannons participated in the Battle of Antietam, firing over 50,000 rounds of ammunition. The cannonade was so severe that Confederate artillery commander Colonel S.D. Lee described the battle as "artillery hell."