Antietam, the scene of the bloodiest day of battle in the entire course of the Civil War, was the victory that enabled Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. Cannan conveys the military, political and social significance of the campaign.
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Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign By Gary W. Gallagher Kent State University Press, 1989
To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 By Robertson, James I., Jr. The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 80, No. 1, February 2014
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The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862 By Musick, Michael P. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 111, No. 2, 2003
High Stakes at Antietam By Sears, Stephen W. American Heritage, Vol. 62, No. 2, Summer 2012
EYEWITNESS: 1862 PITTSBURGH RIFLES PLAY VITAL ROLE AT ANTIETAM Series: EYEWITNESS By Barcousky, Len Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), September 16, 2012
Antietam: 11 Hours of Fury and Death in a Cornfield; Bloodiest Day in U.S. History By Sempa, Francis P. The Washington Times (Washington, DC), September 16, 2006
Misery Lasts Long after Antietam Battle; Residents of Two Villages Sacrifice into Winter to Aid Hungry, Very Sick Soldiers By Clem, Richard E. The Washington Times (Washington, DC), September 22, 2007
FREE! Antietam campaign The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed., 2015