What are the 3 Confederate states that have monuments at Antietam?

State Monuments at Antietam

  • Georgia State Monument, CSA.
  • Indiana State Monument, USA.
  • Massachussetts State Monument, USA.
  • Maryland State Monument, USA, CSA.
  • New Jersey State Monument, USA.
  • New York State Monument, USA.
  • Texas State Monument, CSA.

Why is Antietam known as the bloodiest day of the Civil War?

On this morning 150 years ago, Union and Confederate troops clashed at the crossroads town of Sharpsburg, Md. The Battle of Antietam remains the bloodiest single day in American history. The battle left 23,000 men killed or wounded in the fields, woods and dirt roads, and it changed the course of the Civil War.

Where can I find Civil War artifacts?

13 Amazing Civil War Artifacts on Display Around the Country

  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
  • Fort Sumter National Monument.
  • Southern Museum (in association with the Smithsonian Institution)
  • Museum of the Confederacy.
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
  • The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar.

Who is buried at Antietam?

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Grave Name Roll of Honor, 1868
3664 Abbott, L.A.
2400 Ackerly, Cassander Ackley, Cassander
2926 Ackerson, Jno. Ackerson, John
63 Ackles, Frank’n Ackles,

How many monuments are at Antietam?

ninety-six monuments
There are ninety-six monuments at Antietam, the majority of which are Union.

What did they do with dead bodies in the Civil War?

The burial parties put the bodies in shallow graves or trenches near where they fell — sometimes Union and Confederate soldiers together. Others, found by their comrades, were given proper burials in marked graves.

Is it legal to metal detect Civil War battlefields?

In the USA, it is normally illegal to metal detect in any Federal military park or burial ground.

What is the most valuable Civil War item?

The sword was extremely beautiful and intricate, with studding of 26 diamonds, and crafting from both silver and gold, with a large amethyst mounted at the top. It was sold in 2007 for a whopping 1.6 million at Heritage Auctions, making it the most expensive piece of Civil War memorabilia ever sold at auction.

Where can I find relics from the Civil War?

BEVERLY DUBOIS, PIONEER RELIC HUNTER This relic board is a wood carved shield Circa 1930’s. The words “Antietem Creek” are stamped on the back . The display consists of four minie balls and a U.S. buckle. The relics are glued to the board which was the custom at the time.

Where are the relics of Antietem Creek located?

The words “Antietem Creek” are stamped on the back . The display consists of four minie balls and a U.S. buckle. The relics are glued to the board which was the custom at the time.

Is there insurance on American Civil War relics?

Insurance and shipping prices will be added to the total cost of the items sold. Insurance is recommended on all items. If insurance is not directly asked for and purchased, I will not be held responsible for any damage to or loss of the item.

When did the Army of the Potomac attack Robert E Lee?

Nice relics from a famous Civil War battlefield but also a good representation of the early days of relic dispalys. “The Army of the Potomac, under the command of George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against Robert E. Lee’s forces near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862.