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The Battle of Antietam
1861. George Crook's Ohio brigade prepared to attack the bridge with the support of Brig. Every house, barn and church was turned into a hospital. Pryor, and Ambrose. Confederate reinforcements arrived just after.m. At dawn on September 17, Maj. Rush Hawkins, came under heavy shellfire from a dozen enemy guns mounted on a ridge to their front, but they kept pushing forward.
The second attack, more raw recruits under Col. Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloodiest Day. As the superior Union numbers began to tell, the Louisiana "Tiger" Brigade under Harry Hays entered the fray and forced the Union men back to the East Woods. McPherson summed up the importance of the Battle of Antietam in his book, Crossroads of Freedom : No other campaign and battle in the war had such momentous, multiple consequences as Antietam. It was also necessary for logistical reasons, as northern Virginia's farms had been stripped bare of food.
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The men's animosity and opposing views of that skirmish reflect their differing philosophies and bode badly for the outcome of their shared mission in this episode. I remember looking behind and seeing an officer riding diagonally across the field - - a most inviting target - - instinctively bending his head down over his horse's neck, as though he were riding through driving rain. Another veteran recalled, "The cornfield was so full of bodies that a man could have walked through it without stepping on the ground." No clear victor emerged and the fighting stopped out of shear exhaustion. The Union had 12,410 casualties with 2,108 dead. He intended to launch a simultaneous diversionary attack against the Confederate right with a fifth corps, and he was prepared to strike the center with his reserves if either attack succeeded. One of the enemy's grape-shot had plowed a groove in the skull of a young fellow and had cut his overcoat from his shoulders. The Connecticut men had been in service for only three weeks, and their line disintegrated with 185 casualties.