History & Culture

The majority of historic information about the Battle of Antietam is in this section of our web site. The links below take you to many specific topics that our park visitors frequently ask questions about. The information that you are interested in can also be found in our navigation to the left, the site index, or just do a search.


Virtual Tour of the Battlefield

Take a tour of the park and learn about the 11 key areas of the battlefield.

The Battle of Antietam

•Two page history of Battle (pdf 325k)
•Timeline for Maryland Campaign
•Artillery at Antietam

The Armies

•Army of the Potomac
•Army of Northern Virginia
•Six Generals Killed

Information about the Park Today
•Key to the Battlefield

Last updated: May 4, 2018

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