Battle of Antietam By: Andrew Kelley, Josh Termini, Andy Peralta , Alyssa Ergle, and Anastasia Braylyan
Why did the battle take place? • The South hoped to gain European recognition by winning a victory in Union Territory.
Where did the battle take place? • Sharpsburg, Maryland • Along the side of Antietam Creek
What was the significance of this battle? • It was the bloodiest day of the Civil War.
When did this battle take place? September 17, 1862
How was this battle fought? • This battle was fought with breech loading rifles, mortar mounted on a rail road flat car, and a rifle barrel cannon mounted on wheels.
Who were the important men of the battle? • Union - George McClellan and Ambrose Burnside • Confederate - Robert E. Lee and John Gordon
Who were the important women of the battle? • Union - Emma Edmonds • Confederate - Rose O’Neal Greenhow
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