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

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  • Jehial S. Bailey, (USA) (1839 - 1912)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted: May 25, 1861 Rank: Pvt. & Corpl. Co.: H Reg.: 2nd Discharged: June 29, 1864 Bailey, Jehial S. Jr., 22, Waterville, VT; enl 5/24/61, m/i 6/20...
  • Corp. Mark Walker, (USA) (1844 - 1901)
    Came to the US with his parents (John and Margaret Walker in 1845). Served in the American Civil War early for the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry Regt, Co.D, Mustered out 26 Jul 1861 at Harrisburg. Then re...
  • Colonel James Harvey Childs (USA) (c.1834 - 1862)
    Killed in action at the battle of Antietam,MD. Birth: Jul. 4, 1834 Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 17, 1862 Antietam Washington County Maryland, USA Residence: Pit...
  • Pvt. Christian Beguhn, (USA) (1837 - 1901)
    Company K 5th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War: June 11, 1861 - 30 Jul 1864
  • Brevet Brig. Gen. Charles Powell Adams, (USA) (1831 - 1893)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War as the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, being mustered in as Captain and commander of Company H on April 30, 1861, less than a mont...

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.