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Antietam National Cemetery

Sharpsburg, MD
+1 301-432-5124
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National Cemetery

This cemetery is smaller than the one at Gettysburg but is just as powerful. It is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
alf764
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Henrietta, New York
Battlefield tour

This was my last stop on the Battlefield tour. It is a must see, especially for history buffs... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
JSabs11
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Part of the National Cemetery System, this site is where more than 4,776 Union soldiers are buried from the historic battle of Antietam, Monocacy and other military actions in Maryland.
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  • Average5%
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This cemetery is smaller than the one at Gettysburg but is just as powerful. It is well maintained and portions of it are shaded by mature trees. It is a place of dignity and solemnity befitting those who are buried there. One has to park...More

Thank alf764
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This was my last stop on the Battlefield tour. It is a must see, especially for history buffs. Just as a reminder of the consequences of war and a remembrance of all of those who gave their lives in this battle.

Thank JSabs11
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful and beautiful place. We were there in June, and it was really nice. Last stop on the auto tour. The statue of the soldier looking to the north (towards home) is very impressive.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The cemetery is laid out by state and there is a map showing where each state's casualties are buried. There were two children in my group and they were each given a person from their state to find. The little card told a bit about...More

Thank Danielle J
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The Antietam National Cemetery is a somber but beautiful memorial to the tremendous losses sustained that day. Laid out in neat rows and organized by the state from which the soldier came from. Sadly some of the stones are marked "Unknown" but still offers a...More

Thank CC C
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The Antietam National Cemetery is the last stop on the battlefield tour. Knowing that there were so many casualties on that single day and that so many young American men died in just one day is almost unimaginable. Seeing the rows upon rows of tombstones...More

Thank DMMcGW
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

So many young men lost their lives during the Civil War. The Antietam Cemetery is being lovingly restored and preserved by the national park service. It is a sobering and hallowed place.

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are definitely history buffs, but I think this is a great attraction for families as well who just want to expose their children to a significant part of our country's past and to pay respect to the men who lost their...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is a nicely laid out cemetery and if you follow the map is the end of the tour. It has a marker with all sections listed and a beautiful monument in the center, looks to be well maintained and if you are at the...More

Thank fwc1127
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Our tour of the battlefield ended here. It was a very beautiful cemetery. Just seeing the areas where the battles took place as well as this final resting spot are very moving.

Thank deebug2470
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