Epic Newspaper Battles Of History!!!
You are a reporter for the North or South. Your job is to report the Battle of Antietam as completely as possible. Examine Map Photographs Field Reports Firsthand accounts It’s your job to determine what is the best cover story for your “side”. Write an article and then to create a front page for your “newspaper”.
Confederate dead at Bloody Lane, looking northeast from the south bank. The group of Union soldiers looking on were likely members of the 130th Pennsylvania, who were assigned burial detail on the 19th.
Confederate dead along the west side of Hagerstown Pike. Photo taken about 500 yards north of Dunker Church, looking north, on September 19, 1862. The dirt lane on the left is not Hagerstown Pike, but a path on Miller's Farm. Hagerstown Pike is on the right side of the post-and-rail fence.
President Lincoln visits General McClellan at his headquarters on October 4, 1862. Visible on the ground at the lower left is a captured Confederate battle flag.
President Lincoln meets with Union Generals when he visits Antietam two weeks after the battle
Confederate dead on the east side of the Hagerstown Pike near the hill where the Visitor Center is located today, with the photographer looking toward the Dunker Church.