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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

WHAT HAPPENED AT ANTIETAM?

What you think happened on 17 September 1862 depends to some extent on whether you read the official report of:

Confederate commander General Robert E. Lee:

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or Union Army commander General George B. McClellan:

LINK

Note: McClellan’s (some would say highly characteristic) report manages to say almost nothing about the battle itself—- it is mainly a recitation of the damage he claims to have done to the rebel army!

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