So You Think You Know Antietam?: The Stories Behind America's Bloodiest Day

So You Think You Know Antietam?: The Stories Behind America's Bloodiest Day

James Gindlesperger Suzanne Gindlesperger / Jan 20, 2020

So You Think You Know Antietam The Stories Behind America s Bloodiest Day To the people in the North it was Antietam after the stream whose name translated from the Native American as the swift current Those in the South referred to it as Sharpsburg after the nearby town

  • Title: So You Think You Know Antietam?: The Stories Behind America's Bloodiest Day
  • Author: James Gindlesperger Suzanne Gindlesperger
  • ISBN: 9780895875792
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • To the people in the North it was Antietam, after the stream whose name translated from the Native American as the swift current Those in the South referred to it as Sharpsburg, after the nearby town Whatever the name, this much is undisputed it was the bloodiest one day battle in United States history Following just 12 hours of combat, some 23,000 American soldiers weTo the people in the North it was Antietam, after the stream whose name translated from the Native American as the swift current Those in the South referred to it as Sharpsburg, after the nearby town Whatever the name, this much is undisputed it was the bloodiest one day battle in United States history Following just 12 hours of combat, some 23,000 American soldiers were killed, wounded, or missing The site of the battle of Antietam is remarkably preserved and looks much the same today as it did on that fateful day 150 years ago Administered by the National Park Service, the Antietam National Battlefield contains nearly 100 monuments, each with its own story So You Think You Know Antietam honors those who took part in this darkest of days in our nation s history by telling the stories behind the monuments.

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      • James Gindlesperger Suzanne Gindlesperger

        James and Suzanne Gindlesperger are members of the Friends of Gettysburg Foundation, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Civil War Preservation Trust Suzanne is a cofounder of Pennwriters, a professional organization for published and aspiring authors James is the author of three previous Civil War books The couple lives in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.


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    1. Please bear with me -- I'm not really sure what to say about this book, so let's start with the title. Based on the title, you would think this book would be geared more for people who had spent a lot of time at this Civil War site or read about the war or serve as a scholar, etc. But, the overall layout -- color photographs and stories lend itself for more of a lay reader who wants to see / learn more about the battlefield and what happened there.The maps -- I don't know that they actually help [...]


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