what is the significance of the battle of Antietam
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The significance of Antietam to the war was the fact that Lincoln used the battle as a Union victory, although it was an overall tie, to put in motion the Emancipation Proclamation.
The significance of the Battle of Antietam is that the Union army forced the Confederate Army to retreat behind the Potomac River. See the related link for more information about the Battle of Antietam.
The Battle of Antietam, by Kurz & Allison, depicting the scene of action. It had significance as enough of a victory to give President Abraham Lincoln.
The Confederates lost which also ended slavery.
Union blocked the south from first invasion attempt.
The bloodiest single-day battle of the war, this attempt of Lee's to invade the North was thwarted
Battle of Antietam.
Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest battle of all
The Battle of Antietam was fought in Maryland.
The Battle of Antietam was fought near Sharpsburg, Maryland near the Antietam Creek.
The Battle of Antietam was known as the Battle of Sharpsburg by the Confederates.
It gave Lincoln the credibility to issue the Emancipation Proclamation without making it sound like a desperate measure.
The Battle of Antietam ended in Semptember 17 1862.
The Battle of Antietam was fought in southern Maryland.
not Antietam war, BATTLE of Antietam
The Confederates called Antietam the Battle of Sharpsburg.
Antietam had the highest single-day casualty figures. Gettysburg had the highest total battle casualty figures.
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day of the Civil War
The battle of Antietam was not fought within the bounds of a city but along the Antietam Creek. It is near the town of Sharpsburg.
The Battle of Antietam was known as the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War.
the Antietam battle was caused because the north wanted revenge on the south
The battle of Antietam is recognized as a marginal Northern victory.
Yes, about 23,000 people died in the Battle of Antietam