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  USN Ships--USS Antietam (CV-36)
USS Antietam, a 27,100 ton Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, was commissioned in January 1945.
Antietam operated in Far Eastern waters during the first years of the post-war era, returning to the United States in 1949, when she was decommissioned and placed in the Reserve Fleet.
Conducting flight operations in the Virginia Capes area on 14 January 1953, "to obtain a critical evaluation of the operational suitability of canted flight decks as a primary means of operating carrier aircraft" (quoted from the original caption).
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-a/cv36.htm   (1059 words)

  Battle of Antietam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Antietam (known as the Battle of Sharpsburg in the South), fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil.
There were two significant engagements in the Maryland campaign prior to the major battle of Antietam: Lieutenant General Stonewall Jackson's capture of Harpers Ferry and McClellan's assault through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Battle of South Mountain.
The winning of the Battle of Antietam also may have dissuaded the governments of France and Britain from recognizing the Confederacy; some suspected they were planning to do so in the aftermath of another Union defeat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Antietam   (1427 words)

 Encyclopedia: Battle of Antietam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Confederate dead at Antietam The Maryland Campaign, or the Antietam Campaign, was a series of battles fought in September, 1862—Robert E. Lees first invasion of the North—during the American Civil War.
Antietam National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service in Sharpsburg, Maryland, along Antietam Creek.
Burnside Bridge traversing Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, site of heavy combat during the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) on September 17, 1862 Antietam Creek is a tributary of the Potomac River located in south central Pennsylvania and western Maryland in the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Antietam   (3270 words)

 CG 54 Antietam
USS Antietam's primary mission is to operate with aircraft carrier battle groups and surface action groups in extreme threat environments well into the 21st century.
Antietam was detached to proceed to Mumbai, India on 17 November, 2001.
Antietam cut short her visit to the Netherlands and headed for the "middle sea" to bolster the 6th Fleet during the evacuation of American citizens from Alexandria, Egypt.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/cg-54.htm   (2885 words)

 Antietam National Battlefield (U.S. National Park Service)
The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s first invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln’s issuance of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
Building a fence, becoming an Antietam Partner, donating to preserve a cannon or monument are just a few examples of how you can help preserve the battlefield for future generations.
Alexander Gardner's photographs of Antietam were the first ever images to show dead soldiers on the field of battle.
www.nps.gov /anti   (289 words)

 AllRefer.com - Antietam campaign (U.S. History) - Encyclopedia
Antietam campaign[antE´tum] Pronunciation Key, Sept., 1862, of the Civil War.
The battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg) opened on the morning of Sept. 17.
The fighting at Antietam was so fierce that Sept. 17, 1862, is said to have been the bloodiest single day of the war with some 23,000 dead and wounded, evenly divided between the sides.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/AntietmCam.html   (467 words)

 Antietam - Carrot Top Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Antietam had recorded in some interesting places before, from Jon Williams’ remote Vermont cabin/studio to Wharton Tiers' legendary underground NY studio to James Murphy’s Plantain Studios to even Tim and Tara’s bathroom.
Antietam did politely check with the neighbors, most of whom were away for the off-season, before cranking up the amps, but the gentleman next door was more concerned about his power saw ruining the tape than his own personal ear welfare.
Antietam will also be represented in 2004 on the Kill Rock Stars compilation, Tracks and Fields, and on a CD for the magazine Esopus.
www.carrottoprecords.com /artists/antietam   (1043 words)

 USS Antietam (CG 54)
ANTIETAM was transitting with the CARL VINSON battle group to the Arabian Gulf when the 11 September terrorist attacks on the United States took place.
On 15 September, ANTIETAM and USS O'KANE (DDG 77) were detached to transit through the Strait of Hormuz to conduct Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) in the North Arabian Gulf, enforcing United Nations sanctions imposed on Iraq.
During the transit through the Strait of Hormuz ANTIETAM was turned around to assist with the Search and Rescue (SAR) efforts as a result of the loss of two crewmembers from USS PETERSON (DD 969).
www.united-states-navy.com /cg/cg54.html   (1552 words)

 AVault | PC | Sid Meier's Antietam! Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Antietam tells the stories of the 90,000 men who fought one of the most brutal battles in the most deadly war in United States history.
Now, with the release of Antietam, armchair generals have the opportunity to take tactical control and attempt to either stop Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland in its tracks, or crush the Union army where it stands--once and for all.
Antietam puts the player in charge of either the Union or Confederate forces, starting with a few units in the tutorial and finishing with an exacting recreation of the entire battle.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=antietam   (647 words)

 Books and Videos Devoted to Antietam -- From The Wild Geese Today
In Antietam: Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints a masterful account of this pivotal battle, the events that led up to it, and its aftermath.
Antietam and the related battles of the Maryland Campaign that led up to the lethal confrontation did not result in decisive defeats for either side.
Countless historians have analyzed Antietam (known as Sharpsburg in the South) and its aftermath, some concluding that McClellan's failure to vanquish Lee constituted a Southern victory, others that the Confederate retreat into Virginia was a strategic win for the North.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/antmark.html   (995 words)

 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers - USS Antietam (CV 36)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Antietam remained in reserve at Alameda, Calif., until communist forces from the north invaded South Korea in the summer of 1950.
After resuming operations along the eastern seaboard early in 1957, Antietam was assigned on 21 April 1957 to training duty with the Naval Air Training Station, Pensacola, Fla. Mayport, however, served as her home port because ships of her draft could not then enter port at Pensacola.
On 23 October 1952, Antietam was relieved by USS Lexington (CVS-16) as aviation training ship at Pensacola and was placed in commission, in reserve, on 7 January 1963.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/histories/cv36-antietam/cv36-antietam.html   (1339 words)

 Antietam Spring 1995
Shay, Gracias para invitandome a in a Antietam.
This is a summary all of the events that happened at Antietam between April 20-23 1995.
Antietam creek "Lee's army is on that hill that's why Hooker's going this way" "McClellan should win, but doesn't." View North woods.
members.fortunecity.com /scharak/the93rdatplay/id8.html   (3037 words)

 Antietam - A Photographic Tour: Bibliography
View on Battle-field of Antietam, where Sumner's Corps charged the enemy; scene of terrific conflict.
Antietam Bridge, on the Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Pike, southeast view.
Burnside Bridge across the Antietam, northeast view, with graves of Union soldiers.
www.westwoodgalleries.com /antietam/bib/bib.html   (1191 words)

 Antietam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
However, the soldiers that were engaged at the battle of Antietam became the hard fighting veterans that earned the fame of Lee's army.
On a hilltop on the east side of the Antietam Creek, lay the farmhouse of Philip Pry.
As the Army of the Potomac reached the Antietam and began to deploy along the east bank on September 15th, George McClellan selected this building to serve as his headquarters.
www.civilwarhistory.com /_Uncataloged/ant/antietam.htm   (1517 words)

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Antietam Part II p.13 CAVALRY "Maryland Campaign: The Cavalry Fight at Boonsboro Graphically De- scribed, the Ninth Virginia and Eighth Illinois Regiments Cross Sabers..." SHSP 25 (1897): pp.
Antietam Part II p.14 Gould, John M. Joseph K. Mansfield, Brigadier General of the U.S. Army: A Narrative of Events Connected with his Mortal Wounding at Antietam, Sharpsburg, Maryland, September l7, 1862.
Second Brigade of the Pennsylvania Reserved at Antietam: A Report of the Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission of Pennsylvania and Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Mark the Position of Four Regiments of the Pennsylvania Reserves Engaged in the Battle.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/mil_hist_inst/c/cw62e6a.asc   (1170 words)

 Today in History: September 17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the days leading up to the Battle of Antietam, Confederate General Robert E. Lee concentrated his invading army outside Sharpsburg, Maryland.
Photographic resources include Alexander Gardner's field photographs from Antietam from the collection of 1100 Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865 taken by Mathew Brady and his associates.
Listen to "The Battle of Antietam Creek," an unaccompanied vocal contained in the collection California Gold: Folk Music from the Thirties, 1938-1940.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/sep17.html   (1375 words)

 Sid Meier's Antietam! for PC Review - PC Sid Meier's Antietam! Review
Antietam is based on the same game engine as Gettysburg and offers the same easy-to-use commands and menus.
Though most of the graphics in Antietam are just as they were in Gettysburg, there are a number of minor improvements that give the game a sleeker overall appearance.
Antietam Creek itself is one natural obstacle you won't soon forget, as troops can only cross it by using one of the few bridges or finding a ford, neither of which is easy to do.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/sidmeiersantietam/review.html   (1224 words)

 The Irish at Antietam -- The Wild Geese Today
Turner's shoulder was shattered by a bullet at Antietam, and while recuperating, Turner wrote thousands of words on the brigade's role in the battle and its fallen heroes.
As well, we will hear from those "who still hear the guns." This weekend, on rolling farmland 14 miles from Antietam's killing fields, more than 12,000 "living historians" are to gather, to portray those fateful, tragic events of 140 years ago.
This project is dedicated to Antietam's fallen, and to those worldwide who lead and support the effort to hallow their sacrifices by preserving America's dwindling acreage of undisturbed Civil War battlefields.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/atovervu.html   (903 words)

 washingtonpost.com: 'And the Slain Lay in Rows'
By noon, though, the corn was gone, cut to the ground by bullets and cannon shells, and the field was covered with thousands of dead or broken men.
Antietam is only 70 miles from Washington, but it's off the tourist track, away from the interstates, tucked into the beautiful hills of western Maryland.
Last night, Frye, who grew up near Antietam and has been studying it since was 4 years old, delivered a long, passionate lecture on the battle.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/local/longterm/tours/civilwar/antietam.htm   (6406 words)

 Civil War Traveler in Maryland | 1862 Antietam Campaign
The Antietam trail begins in Virginia at the Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, where Lee planned his march into Maryland.
Antietam Station - Post-war station hosted the return of many veterans participating in reunions and individual visits.
Jump to Antietam National Battlefield and South Mountain State Park in Washington County.
www.civilwar-va.com /maryland/antietam.html   (1205 words)

 Antietam Sailors Make History in the Persian Gulf
Antietam completed fuel replenishment with the Monomoy in about two hours and saved the 110-foot patrol boat a four-hour trip to the nearest refueling station.
Before Antietam Sailors could make history, they needed to know what their mission was and what needed to be done to accommodate the needs of the Coast Guard.
Antietam and Monomoy are part of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 58 and conduct maritime security operations (MSO) in the Northern Persian Gulf under Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet.
www.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=18200   (566 words)

 Game Over Online Magazine - Sid Meier's Antietam!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A random scenario generator is also included in Antietam!, with four types of engagements including small skirmishes, minor altercations, moderate engagement and large battles.
Antietam also presents an army of special units, all designed and rendered in historically detailed uniforms of the Union and Confederate armies.
As a result, you don’t play Antietam in a series of engagements, but rather as an entire battle beginning in the morning, and running through the day until early evening.
www.game-over.net /reviews.php?id=365&page=reviews   (909 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam (Pivotal Moments in American History)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Antietam, McPherson argues was the moment when the South came the closest to winning diplomatic recognition from the European powers and a resulting negotiated settlement that would have secured its independence.
This is an excellent study of the Battle of Antietam which places it well in the context of the Civil War and which encourages the reader to reflect on the meaning of the War and of the nature of American freedom.
His thesis is that the battle of Antietam layed at the crossroads of the Civil War, in which the momentum that had built for European recognition of the South was stopped and the Emancipation Proclamation finally had the proper political moment to be released.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195135210?v=glance   (3238 words)

 Antietam National Battlefield on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A canon sits in a field at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland.
Antietam battle to be reenacted this weekend for 140th anniversary.
This untitled image was taken by photographer Sally Mann at the Civil War battlefield in Antietam, Maryland.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-A1ntietmS1it.asp   (405 words)

 Battlefield Messenger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Antietam's on-the-go interpretive rangers have scheduled hikes, kids programs and many other activities for 2004.
The Mary Locher Cabin at Antietam may be the oldest existing cabin in Western Maryland.
Of course, Antietam features many other famous and historic structures such as the Pry House headquarters of Union General George McClellan, the Miller, Mumma, Roulette and Poffenberger Farms, and the simple yet stately Dunker Church that is a 'must see' for visitors.
www.antietam.com /battlefield.phtml   (576 words)

 Antietam Battle Map US Civil War Sharpsburg Maryland 1862
One side of the map features Morning Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1862 and represents the northern half of the field.
The battle at Antietam Creek, the bloodiest day in American history, left more than 23,000 men dead, wounded, or missing.
One of the bloodiest days in American military history, the Battle of Antietam turned the tide of the Civil War in favor of the North and delivered the first major defeat to Robert E. Lee’s army.
americancivilwar.com /antiet.html   (748 words)

 Antietam, Battle of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The advance was also regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C. The battle took its name from Antietam Creek, which flows south from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to the...
One of the costliest defeats suffered by the Union forces in the war was at the battle of Fredericksburg, Va., on Dec. 13, 1862.
He was promoted to major general in 1862 and was sent with his troops to Virginia where they took part in the battles of Bull...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9007821?tocId=9007821   (952 words)

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