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

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  • Pvt. Charles Madison Berryhill (USA) (1846 - 1903)
    Charles Berryhill obituary, Waynesburg Republican, Waynesburg (Greene County), Pennsylvania 19 March, 1903 Charles Berryhill died at his home on North Morris street, Monday at noon. He was in his 58t...
  • Lt. Colonel David Watson Rowe, Esq (1836 - 1913)
    Born November 12, 1836, David Watson Rowe was the son of John and Elizabeth Prather Rowe. He attended schools in Greencastle and in 1851 Rowe was admitted to Marshall College, in Mercersburg (now known...
  • John Henry Jaquett, (USA) (1824 - 1906)
    John H. Jaquett was the son of Peter and Ann (24 May 1795-10 January 1888), and was born on 25 July 1824. He married Elizabeth Miller (7 March 1827-1887) in 1850 and settled near Cupola, in Honey Brook...
  • George W. Saxton (1843 - 1862)
    Inscription: son of P & T Saxton; a member of Co C 128 Reg PA Vol who was killed in the Battle of Antietam aged 19 years and 17 days Civil War records Name: George W. Saxton Side: Union Regimen...
  • Major Robert H. Poore (CSA) (1823 - 1863)
    Major Robt. H. Poore : Recent intelligence has forced his sorrowing and bereaved family and friends to the unwelcome conclusion that the name of Major Robert H. Poore of Fluvanna County, Va., 14th Virg...

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.