The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.
The National Park Service says part of a stone wall of the Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield has fallen into Antietam Creek.
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.
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.
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.