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

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  • Sgt. Nathan J. White, (USA) (1837 - 1862)
    Birth: Jun. 2, 1837 Belmont County Ohio, USA Death: Sep. 17, 1862 Antietam Washington County Maryland, USA **** Enlisted as Corp.: 8/21/1861 Promoted to full Sgt: 3/25/1862 Co. F, 30th Regt.,...
  • Lt. Valentine Ripley, (CSA) (1835 - 1869)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederate Rank: Lt. Co.: G Regt.: 33rd Va. Branch: Infantry From Shenandoah Valley Confederate Soldiers: RIPLEY, VALENTINE born: 21 Apr 1835 died: 17 ...
  • Brig. General Seldon Connor (USA), Governor (1839 - 1917)
    Selden Connor (January 25, 1839 – July 9, 1917) was an American soldier, banker, and politician who was the 35th Governor of the U.S. state of Maine. Biography He was born in Fairfield, Ma...
  • Maj. General Robert Brown Potter (USA) (1829 - 1887)
    Robert Brown Potter (July 16, 1829 – February 19, 1887) was a United States lawyer and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Early life Potter was born in Schenectady, New York. ...
  • W.H.H. Clayton (1840 - 1920)
    William Henry Harrison Clayton best known as W.H.H. Clayton (October 13, 1840 – December 14, 1920) was a prominent lawyer and judge in post-Civil War Arkansas and Indian Territory Oklahoma. He...

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.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antietam