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

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  • Captain & Dr. Reuben Blakey Patteson, (CSA) (1834 - 1862)
    Biography Reuben was one of at least twelve children of Dr. David Patteson and Elizabeth Camm of Buckingham County. He attended the Virginia Military Institute, then studied medicine at the University...
  • Pvt. Clyde James McDivitt, USA (1842 - 1912)
    On August 13, 1862, Clyde James (CJ) McDivitt enlisted in the Union Army as a private, joining Company C of the 125th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. One month later, on September 17, he and the r...
  • Cpl. Dennis Dailey, (USA) (1827 - 1864)
    CORPORAL CO B 9TH NH VOLS - CIVIL WAR. Enlisted 7.25.1862; mustered 8.7.1862 as pvt. Appointed Corporal 11.2.1862. Discharged with disability 11.10.1863 in Louisville, KY. Application for Disability: 1...
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    Pvt. Raphael Ward Benton, (USA) (1821 - 1862)
    wounded Battle of Antietam Sept. 17, 1862died Sept. 25, age 41Civil War* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Sep 26 2023, 17:19:40 UTC
  • Sylvester A. Spaulding, (USA) (1824 - 1864)
    9 NH INF A Cenotaph Memorial Sgt. Sylvester Spaulding, died in the Civil War and buried in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA. There is a memorial stone is at Maple Street Cemetery ...

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.