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Lower Burnside bridge, Antietam National Battlefield

Lower Burnside bridge, Antietam National Battlefield

During Battle of Antietam, Sept 17, 1862, Union divisions made repeated attempts to cross Antietam Creek at this point. Confederates defended bluff on opposite bank. Maj Gen AE Burnside led the successful crossing.

Miller Farmstead from the Mission 66 Overlook, Antietam National Battlefield

Miller Farmstead from the Mission 66 Overlook, Antietam National Battl...

The agricultural censuses of 1850 and 1860 suggest that D.R. Miller had a diversified agricultural operation that sustained the family's needs while producing some extra income.

Map of that portion of the Battle Field of Antietam occupied by the troops under Maj. Gen. Burnside, made by order of Maj. Gen. McClellan from surveys made under the supervision of Capt. R. S. Williamson, Top'l. Eng'r., on Staff of Maj. Gen. Burnside, by H. C. Fillebrown [and] E. S. Waters, Civ. Eng'rs.

Map of that portion of the Battle Field of Antietam occupied by the tr...

Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the Potomac River

Burnside Bridge

Burnside Bridge

Looking down on the bridge from the Confederate side of the Antietam Creek.

Bodies of Confederate artillerymen near Dunker church

Bodies of Confederate artillerymen near Dunker church

No. 552. Title from item. Alternate title and photographer from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photo... More

North Woods - near Dunker Church taken after the war

North Woods - near Dunker Church taken after the war

No. 4412. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of Antietam. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battle of Antietam from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” Edited by R. U. J. and C. C. B., etc. [Illustrated.]"

Battle of Antietam from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being f...

This image has been taken from scan 000706 from volume 02 of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” ... More

Antietam Cemetery in foreground, South Mountain in background - gap shows location of Signal Station during battle. View taken after the war

Antietam Cemetery in foreground, South Mountain in background - gap sh...

No. 5078. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of Antietam. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

Title from item. Illustrated in: Divided We Fought: A Pictorial History of the War, 1861-1865, p. 21. Illustrated in: Frassanito, William A., E474.65.F7 (P&P) Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloo... More

130th Pennsylvania Monument at the Sunken Road., Antietam National Battlefield

130th Pennsylvania Monument at the Sunken Road., Antietam National Bat...

The Sunken Road, visible to the right of the photo was held by Confederates against numerous Union attacks which moved left to right across the photo.

Dunker Church, battlefield of Antietam

Dunker Church, battlefield of Antietam

No. 4216. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 21. See also: LC-DIG-ppmsca-12540 for image in s... More

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Shows the location of troops stationed around Sharpsburg, Md. The locations of Antietam Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

Antietam, Maryland. Picnic party at Antietam bridge

Antietam, Maryland. Picnic party at Antietam bridge

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Picnic Party at Antietam. Corresponding print is in LOT 4172. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Pho... More

Battle of Antietam, Maryland--Burnside's division carrying the bridge over the Antietam Creek, and storming the Rebel position, after a desperate conflict of four hours, Wednesday, September 17 / from a sketch by our special artist, Mr. Edwin Forbes.

Battle of Antietam, Maryland--Burnside's division carrying the bridge ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 15, no. 367 (1862 Oct. 11), p. 33.

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

[Scale ca. 1:13,300]. Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. ... More

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex....

Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln at Antietam, Maryland, on Friday, October 3, 1862; Lincoln is posed standing by a chair and facing McClellan with other Union Army officers grouped outside a tent. From left to ... More

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, veg... More

Signal Corps Detachment, Elk Mountain, Md., October 1862

Signal Corps Detachment, Elk Mountain, Md., October 1862

No. 4483. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland

Shows the location of troops stationed around Sharpsburg, Md. The locations of Antietam Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated. Color coding indicates the locations of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE... More

Burnside Bridge, Across the Antietam, near Sharpsburg, No. 1, September 1862

Burnside Bridge, Across the Antietam, near Sharpsburg, No. 1, Septembe...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at Burnside Bridge, Antietam, Maryland]

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). LC-B815-585.

Sketch of the manoeuvres sic on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862

Sketch of the manoeuvres sic on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Sep...

Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohi... More

Antietam, Maryland. View of Antietam bridge

Antietam, Maryland. View of Antietam bridge

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Antietam Bridge. Corresponding print is in LOT 4176. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Antietam, Maryland. Battlefield on the day of battle [sic]

Antietam, Maryland. Battlefield on the day of battle [sic]

Photo, probably taken on the afternoon of Sept. 18 (the day after the battle), shows a man with binoculars on the hill in front of McClellan's headquarters looking towards Antietam Creek. The smoke is from camp... More

The Battle of Antietam - burning of Mr. Mumma's house and barns

The Battle of Antietam - burning of Mr. Mumma's house and barns

Wood engraving after sketch by A.R. Waud. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 October 11), p. 648. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Group at Secret Service Department, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Secret Service Department, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac,...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.

The President and General McClellan on the Battle-field of Antietam

The President and General McClellan on the Battle-field of Antietam

Photograph shows President Lincoln and General McClellan seated inside a tent on the Battlefield of Antietam. Title from item. Ostendorf, no. 66 Meserve, no. 43. Printed under photo: Entered according to act of... More

[Scene showing dead soldiers on the battlefield of Antietam, Md.]

[Scene showing dead soldiers on the battlefield of Antietam, Md.]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862, p. 664. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4416-A (1862). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: C.W. Battles Antietam, Md.; C.W. Dead.

[Group at Secret Service headquarters at Antietam, Maryland]

[Group at Secret Service headquarters at Antietam, Maryland]

Photograph shows fourteen men, including Allan and William Pinkerton, and several Union Army officers posed in front of a tent. Below each is a hand-written number which corresponds to a list on the back of th... More

Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief... More

Antietam, Maryland. Burnside bridge across the Antietam. Southwest view

Antietam, Maryland. Burnside bridge across the Antietam. Southwest vie...

Photographer name from negative sleeve: Alex. Gardner. Caption from negative sleeve: Burnside Bridge, across the Antietam, South-west view. Corresponding print is in LOT 4167-C. Credit line: Civil war photograp... More

Antietam, Maryland. Burnside bridge across the Antietam

Antietam, Maryland. Burnside bridge across the Antietam

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Burnside Bridge across the Antietam. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Genera... More

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 18...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md

Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md

Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despi... More

View in the Field, On the West Side of the Hagerstown Road, After the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 1862

View in the Field, On the West Side of the Hagerstown Road, After the ...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Abraham Lincoln on battlefield at Antietam, Maryland, cropped version that highlights McLellan and Lincoln]

[Abraham Lincoln on battlefield at Antietam, Maryland, cropped version...

Abraham Lincoln with, from left: Col. Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps.; Gen. George B. McClellan; Scout Adams; Dr. Jonathan Letterman, Army Medical Director; an unidentified person; and standing be... More

Antietam, Maryland. Bridge across the Antietam. Northeast view

Antietam, Maryland. Bridge across the Antietam. Northeast view

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Bridge across the Antietam North-east view. Corresponding print is in LOT 4176. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congre... More

Antietam, Maryland. Antietam bridge on Sharpsburg and Boonsboro turnpike

Antietam, Maryland. Antietam bridge on Sharpsburg and Boonsboro turnpi...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Antietam bridge. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about ... More

The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

Battle of Antietam, Md

Battle of Antietam, Md

In this extremely detailed map, Sneden indicates the locations of roads, bridges, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, houses, barns, ploughed fields, and the Antietam Iron Works. The Union and Confederate signal sta... More

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862

Group at Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 18...

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862.

Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. S...

Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohi... More

Battle of the Antietam, Confederate States of America

Battle of the Antietam, Confederate States of America

Conveys the placement of Union and Confederate forces in Washington County, Md., around Sharpsburg during the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this... More

Antietam, Maryland. Real's barn, burned by the bursting of a Federal shell at the battle of Antietam

Antietam, Maryland. Real's barn, burned by the bursting of a Federal s...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Real's barn, burned by the bursting of a federal shell at the battle of Antietam. Sept. 1862. Corresponding print is in LOT 4167-C. Credit line:... More

Antietam, Maryland. Antietam Bridge, eastern view

Antietam, Maryland. Antietam Bridge, eastern view

Photographer name attribution from Civil War caption books. Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Antietam Bridge, eastern view. Sept. 1862. Corresponding print is in LOT 4176. Credi... More

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