Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland Recreation Area Info & Images

Antietam National Battlefield Image Gallery

Directions

Ten miles south of I-70 on Maryland Route 65

Phone

(301) 432-5124

Activities

BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Maryland Campgrounds | Rohrbach Group Campground

Hiking Trails

Maryland Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Maryland Recreation Areas | Antietam National Battlefield Official Website | Antietam National Battlefield Map

23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.