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Agency Completes Shepherdstown Battlefield Study

The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.

08/18/2014

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Bridge At Antietam Closed After Wall Falls

The National Park Service says part of a stone wall of the Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield has fallen into Antietam Creek.

01/17/2014

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Plan Targets 2,800 Deer At Md., Va. Battlefields

The National Park Service says it wants to kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia to reduce damage to forests and other vegetation.

09/03/2013

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Antietam Battlefield Prepares For Fourth Of July

When about 20,000 people spread out over Antietam National Battlefield on July 7, many staking out a spot with a blue tarp or blanket, the park will be transformed in a way that only happens during the annual Independence Day celebration.

06/29/2012

Photo Credit: National Museum of Civil War Medicine website

Md. Civil War Museum Gives Severed Arm A Good Look

Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs — one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

04/11/2012

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