Late in the afternoon of September 17, 1862 the Union had finally crossed the Antietam Creek and had assembled for the final assault against the Confederate line led by Confederate General A.P. Hill. Union forces were repelled and were unable to reach Harpers Ferry Road at the crest of the hill as seen in this photo. Over the next two days General Lee retreated back to Virginia on this road.
The Civil War Roundtable of Central Massachusetts has been meeting ten times per year for the last 30 years. Every meeting opens a new window on that era in our history. Please join us. See our meeting schedule.
SPECIAL DINNER MEETING MAY 28 at O’Connor’s Restaurant, West Boylston St., Worcester. Dinner gathering starting at 6 PM, lecture at 7:30. $25. Details to follow.