The Rebels were, at that hour, moving down from Sharpsburg to turn Caldwell's left flank.
In the improvement of the Regiment the delay at the Sharpsburg camp was not lost.
The great batteries sent a hurricane of death over the heads of the men in blue and toward the town of Sharpsburg.
On the knoll by Sharpsburg Lee and Jackson stood and looked toward the right.
The North claimed Sharpsburg or Antietam as a victory, and the world accepted it as such.
The battle of Sharpsburg was a triumph neither for blue nor grey, for North nor South.
Gen. Stark, of Mississippi, who fell at Sharpsburg, was an acquaintance of mine.
The hills all around Sharpsburg are flaming with Rebel guns.
Some of our troops even penetrated to Sharpsburg itself, and were taken prisoners.
The feeling may have been balanced in our favour at Sharpsburg.