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Connections with History: Private Elwood Rodebaugh and the Battle of Antietam
Working as a park ranger at Antietam National Battlefield is
a tremendous honor. As my fellow rangers and I say, for us, it’s the best job
in the world. Every day, my colleagues and I have the opportunity to come to
the most pristine and best preserved Civi...

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Presidential Visits to Antietam
Presidential Visits to Antietam Presidential Visits to Antietam National Battlefield by John David Hoptak President Lincoln Meets With General McClellan on the Antietam Battlefield * * * * * * * * * * There is a strong presidential connection to the Antieta...

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Emancipation in Maryland 150: The Maryland Constitution of 1864
Baltimore, Maryland. April 19, 1864… Ladies
and Gentlemen—Calling to mind that we are in Baltimore, we can not fail to note
that the world moves. Looking upon these many people, assembled here, to serve,
as they best may, the soldiers of the Union, it occur...

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Mark Your Calendars! Maryland Emancipation Day at Antietam, this Saturday, November 1st!
Hello again everyone, just a reminder that this Saturday will be our Maryland Emancipation Day at Antietam, where the park will be hosting several speakers to discuss the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Maryland, which occurred on November ...

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Mark Your Calendars! Todd Brewster Speaking at the Antietam Visitor Center for Maryland Emancipation Day on November 1st!
On November 1, Antietam National Battlefield and Tolson's Chapel in Sharpsburg will be commemorating the 150th anniversary of Emancipation in Maryland and the 1864 Constitution which abolished slavery in the state. We will be hosting speakers and events at ...

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Emancipation in Maryland 150: Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamation
150 years ago today,
the people of Maryland went to the polls to vote on a new constitution that
would abolish slavery throughout the state. This post is the first of a series
on freedom in Maryland. Today, we look at Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamat...

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Mark Your Calendars! November 1, 2014: Maryland Emancipation Day at Antietam
Maryland
Emancipation Day Celebrations Being Held at Antietam National Battlefield and
Historic Tolson’s Chapel Sat., Nov. 1 Sharpsburg,
MD –  Maryland freed all people held in
bondage within its boundaries on November 1, 1864 with a new state
constitution....

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Mark Your Calendars! 7th Michigan Battle Walk on September 28th
7th Michigan Infantry Regiment Battle Walk Sunday September 28 1 pm “I would not be in Michigan this day,  and if I never see it again,  be sure I fall a willing offering.” - Captain James H. Turrill, Company G Follow the men of the 7th in Union General Joh...

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Mark Your Calendars! 152nd Antietam Battle Anniversary Schedule!
We are just one week away from the start of events for the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Antietam!! Mark your calendars! Our full schedule of events can be found at this link: http://www.nps.gov/anti/planyourvisit/upload/152-Battle-Anniversary-Schedule...

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The 7th Michigan Infantry at Antietam
The Seventh Michigan
Infantry at Antietam By Tom Nank, Interpretation Intern, CWI, Gettysburg College “I would not be in Michigan this day, and if I never see it
again, be sure I fall a willing offering.” - Captain Henry Turrill, Company G             In Ju...
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