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                            POWER POINT NOTES – ANTIETAM

1. The ground from the visitor center-South Mountain; rolling hills
2. Visitor Center-looking east-tower at the ‘sunkin road’ McClellans headquarters upper left of pic
3. Visitor center-looking northeast, Confederate guns located near visitor center
4. Hagerstown Pike toll road
5. Munn(?) farm-burned by the Union so Lee could not put snipers in the house
6. none
7. Hagerstown Pike-battlefield extends to South Mountains
8. Monument to union company-sent to hold the line the night of the 17th-killed by artilary-probably
   cannister. Famous Brady pic is here.
9. Many, many, many monuments to units
10. Smooth Bore cannons-range-up to one mile!!
11. Rifled bore cannons-very accurate up to 1/2mile-artillary units of south groups of 2-4 same cannon
    style…north 4-6 cannon including both styles (created supply issues)
12. More monuments to combat units
13. Napoleon Howitzer plaque-work horse after Antietam Lee had half of his rifled bore cannons
    melted down and made into Napoleon Howitzers. North did same after Gettysburg
14. Extreme Left of the Union line-set up Sept 16, 1862 (after 6pm)
15. Continuation of Union line
16. Rows of monuments ring the battlefield
17. Clara Barton-knew there was going to be a battle-brought her medical supply wagon in and began
    immediately treating casualties. Plaque honoring her
18. Clara Barton-holding a wounded soldier felt a bullet go through her sleeve while she was giving him
    water-the bullet killed the young soldier-journal entry of the event
19. Dead General-six died 3 Confederate and 3 Union
20. Southern line
21. Andrew Dangel-tour guide…in the ‘sunken road’ Confederates lay in wait for union soldiers-attack
    began at the middle of the day-Confederates surprise the Union but are eventaully routed by union
    troops coming down the sunkin lane.
22. Very cool fencing-can we build them-need to find instructions
23. Gopher hole-puxatawnie phil’s cousin? Saw several gophers
24. Sunken road again
25. Tower-built long after the battle great views of the battlefield-see next slides
26. View from the tower-east
27. View from the tower -south
28. View from the tower west
29. View from the tower north
30. Bottom up through the steps to the top of the tower
31. Memorial to the Irish Brigade-union soldiers from PA, NY; fought and routed the Confederacy on
    the sunken road
32. General killed on the sunken road
33. Burnsides bridge-battle three of the day-get over that bridge
34. View of Confederate sharpshooters-up the hill, the higher ground
35. Antietam Creek-swollen with rain water in Sept 17, 1862-water up to the curviture
36. Bridge+creek
37. Brick fence at Brunsides bridge-union soldiers behind this wall are able to temporarily neutralize the
    confederate sharpshooters
38. Fence+bridge+creek
39. bridge
40. 40.Memorials to those who fought on the bridge Note: William McKinley was at this battle (also,
    Rutherford Hayes and Grover Cleveland
41. Sycamore tree (find Gardner photo of this tree in it’s infancy)
42. Andrew Dangel-Union officer-by 1862 officers stopped wearing officers insignia to avoid being a
    target. Legislated by Congress in 1864.
43. notes page

				
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