Final Attack Trail

sketch 9 ny at antietam
9 NY assaulted the high ground south of Sharpsburg on the afternoon of the battle.  They lost 63% of those engaged during this action.

Antietam Staff/NPS Photo-Original sketch by Edwin Forbes



The Final Attack Trail begins at Auto Tour Stop 8. The trail is 1.7 miles in length and takes 60 to 90 minutes to walk. The terrain is rolling and the trail can be uneven, so good walking shoes are recommended and please stay on the trail.

Trail Map

The trail map below shows the Final Attack Trail, current woodlots and the location of the historic 40-Acre Cornfield.

Final Attack Trail Map

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Final Attack Trail

Last updated: April 26, 2023

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P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


301 432-5124

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