a creek flowing from S Pennsylvania through NW Maryland into the Potomac: Civil War battle fought near here at Sharpsburg, Maryland, in 1862.
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How to use Antietam in a sentence
Lee, a slaveholder, was the Confederacy’s most renowned general and his forces inflicted tens of thousands of casualties on Union soldiers’ at Antietam, Gettysburg and Manassas.At Last, The U.S. Military Won't Have Bases Named After Confederates | W.J. Hennigan | May 24, 2022 | TIme
For example, Lee also said he would “never bear arms against the Union” except to defend Virginia — a vow he did not keep at Antietam or Gettysburg.
In 2011, four years after my tour in Iraq, I walked the Antietam battlefield to remember.
A trip to the Antietam battlefield reminds an Iraq veteran of the friends he lost overseas.
Landscape Turned Red By Stephen Sears As a battle, Antietam might be called a draw.
He learned about Gettysburg and Vicksburg, Manassas, and Antietam.
If 2004 was Antietam, 2008—for liberals, at least—was Juneteenth.
It won glory at South Mountain, and made the narrow bridge of Antietam forever historic.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
So, just before the battle of Antietam, we were in Washington.
Funkstown is located on Little Antietam creek, about seventy miles west of Baltimore.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
The next day, at nightfall, the Federals were facing Lee's army, the Antietam creek flowing between the hostile ranks.Who Goes There? | Blackwood Ketcham Benson
Thomas was killed in the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.
British Dictionary definitions for Antietam
a creek in NW Maryland, flowing into the Potomac: scene of a Civil War battle (1862), in which the Confederate forces of General Robert E. Lee were defeated
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