Abstract The Battle of Antietam took place on 17 September 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. The battle was fought between General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and General McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. Although the battle lasted only 12 hours, it was a significant point of the American Civil War, as well as the deadliest day in history. Tactically the battle was considered a draw, but.
The Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 was the single, most bloodiest day in American History, where more than 23,000 men became casualties of war. General George Brinton McClellan’s inability to use Mission Command, as a warfighting function was a key reason this battle did not end the American Civil War. An analysis of General McClellan’s Mission Command operational process will.
Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation. The Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment brought about by the Civil War were important milestones in the long process of ending legal slavery in the United States. This essay describes the development of those documents through various drafts by Lincoln and others and shows both the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s thinking and his efforts to.
Or what about Antietam and its connection to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation? Students’ thoughts varied. For me, as for many historians, 1862 was the crucial year and Lee’s defeat in his Maryland campaign was the crucial event. Antietam’s outcome reshaped both the politics of slavery and emancipation and the dynamics of European diplomacy regarding the Civil War.
Essay The Battle Of Antietam: The Bloodiest Battle. The Battle of Antietam is the bloodiest battle in American history. On September 17, 1862, approximately 22,720 soldiers were either killed, wounded, or missing after the gruesome fight. This battle halted the Confederate general’s drive through Maryland and caused General Lee to withdraw.
Start by marking “Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign” as Want to Read:. Gallagher is the editor and contributor to a number of these essay compilations. This is the shortest of them and possibly the first. It seems a much larger collection of essays was published in 1999 (and republished in 2008) - so I would recommend getting that instead. This happened to be the version my.
Antietam served as the needed emancipation springboard. The halting of Lee’s offensive was just enough of a victory to justify Lincoln’s issuing, on September 23, 1862, the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln felt that this was the right time to issue it, with the Confederate army retreating to Virginia. One of Lincoln’s hopes, in issuing the Preliminary Proclamation was to.
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest one day battle of the American Civil War which was from 1861-1865.It started on September 17,1862. The battle took place in northwestern Maryland. This battle is also called the battle of Sharpsburg, which is a nearby town. The Union General George B. McClellan led an army of about 90,000 troops and Confederate General Robert E. Lee led about 55,000.