Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

« Back to Projects Dashboard

view all


  • Pvt. John K. Jackson (USA) (1839 - 1918)
    Residence : 1860 - The Borough Of Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Co. E, 1st PA reserves and mustered into service at West Chester, mustered out 6/13/1864 fought at Malvern Hill, Manassas, ...
  • Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere (1827 - 1862)
    Dr. Edward Revere: KILLED AT ANTIETAM CDV of Dr. Edward Hutchins Robbins Revere, Assistant Surgeon, 20th Mass. Vols., and grandson of the Revolutionary War Patriot Paul Revere. He was the brother of Co...
  • John Henry Caldwell, (CSA), U.S. Congress (1826 - 1902)
    John Henry Caldwell, a Representative from Alabama; born in Huntsville, Ala., April 4, 1826; attended the common schools of Huntsville and Bacon College, Harrodsburg, Ky.; taught school in Limestone ...
  • Col. Robert Harris Jones (CSA) (1828 - 1897)
    Jones, Robert Harris. Born Sept. 22, 1828, Elbert Co., GA. Methodist minister, tanner, and carriage manufacturer in AL, Hart Co., GA, and Cartersville, GA, prewar. MD. Lucinda E. Cotton. Raises the "Fi...
  • Pvt. William F. Dunahugh (CSA) (1830 - 1903)
    Enlisted in Company I, Virginia 33rd Infantry Regiment on 22 Jun 1861. Mustered out on 10 Aug 1863. grave

The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined tally of dead, wounded, and missing at 22,717.