Aftermath Weekend

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 21st - 23rd

This weekend is dedicated to the Aftermath of the Battle of Antietam.

Orientation Talks - Overview of the Maryland Campaign. Meet at the visitor center for this 30 minute program.
Friday 10:00 and 2:00, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 and 1:00.

United States Sanitary Commission - Living history volunteers tell the story of the Commission and the role it played in improving the life of the common soldier. Meet at the Dunker Church for this 45 minute program.
Friday 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00, Saturday 10:15 and 1:45, Sunday at 10:15

Civil War Photography - Demonstration of the wet plate photographic process that was used by Alexander Gardner to record the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam. Meet Just outside of the visitor center for this 45 minute program.
Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 and 2:30

Hardship and Tragedy - Learn about the impact of the battle on local families. Meet at the visitor center for this 30 minute program.
Saturday at 12:00 and Sunday at 12:00 and 3:30

September Mourn - Join authors Alann Schmidt & Terry Barkley for the story of the Dunker Church, including the history of the Dunkers, the impact of the battle on the church, and the lasting legacy of one of Antietam's most prominent landmarks. Meet at the Church for this 45 minute program.
Saturday at 3:30

Last updated: September 18, 2018

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