• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    National Battlefield Maryland

Support Your Park

"There is nothing so American as our National Parks...the fundamental idea behind the parks is that the country belongs to the people..."
Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Help Support Your Antietam Battlefield

Monetary donations are graciously accepted and directly benefit the park. These funds are used for interpretation, visitor services and safety, as well as resource management programs. If desired, those making a donation may specify a use for their money. Donations may be made by check or money order made payable to "National Park Service."
Send to:
Antietam National Battlefield
P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Become a Park Volunteer
For more information regarding the Antietam National Battlefield volunteer program, please email the Park Volunteer Coordinator.

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...