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  1. Antietam By Cyrus Shepler And Tyler Micklo

  2. Sharpsburg, Maryland(Antietam)

  3. Leaders of Antietam • Robert E. Lee • George B. McClellan

  4. Reasons of the Battle • After the Confederacy won the Battle of the First Bull Run, General Robert E. Lee decided to march northward towards Maryland and the Union needed a victory!

  5. What Happened The Battle lasted at least 2 weeks at Antietam. Most of the battle of Antietam took place in cornfield.

  6. Important Landmarks • The Upper bridge. • The Burnside bridge. • The Middle bridge. • Antietam creek. • A cornfield. • Bloody Lane • Sunken Road

  7. Important People Clara Barton was a important nurse at the battle of Antietam and she started the American Red Cross. Matthew Brady was a important photographer at the battle of Antietam.

  8. A Union Victory!

  9. Statistics Confederacy Union • The Confederacy had more than 10,000 men killed. • The Confederacy started the battle with 55,000 men. • The Union had more than 12,000 men killed. The Union started the battle with 90,000 men.

  10. Did You Know? Antietam was one of the bloodiest battles in the civil war