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Burnside Bridge, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1951-1969

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Summary:Burnside Bridge, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1951-1969. Caption reads: "The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg, in 1862, was the bloodiest battle of the War between the States, over 20,000 casualties being suffered by both sides. At Burnside Bridge, Gen. Burnside's corps made repeated attempts with greatly superior numbers to force the bridge, but was driven back. Antietam is now a national monument." Postcard number: P14365.
Provider:Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Boston
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Sharpsburg
Topical subjects:Bridges
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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