History & Culture

The majority of historic information about the Battle of Antietam is in this section of our web site. The links below take you to many specific topics that our park visitors frequently ask questions about.

History and Culture

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    People of Antietam

    The battle affected both soldiers and civilians. Visit our People page to learn more.

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    Learn about all the Places to visit at Antietam National Battlefield.

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    Read about all the Stories related to Antietam. From weapons to civilians to objects, memory, and legacy.

  • soldier coat

    View items from our Collection of artifacts.

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    Virtual Tour of Antietam Battlefield

    Visit the park from your desktop or mobile device with our Virtual Tour of the battlefield.


Articles about Antietam history

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    Last updated: December 22, 2020

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