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This acre cornfield saw some of U. Many regiments on both sides were cut to pieces. As Union soldiers stepped out of the Cornfield at dawn, September 17,Confederate troops unleashed a horrific volley. The single, bloodiest day in American History had begun in earnest. For the next four hours the Cornfield was the center of a storm of lead, iron, and flame as Federal soldiers from the First and Twelfth Corps clashed with Lee's men.
The Cornfield changed hands again and again Bach-Goldberg Variation No. 30 - Brian Slawson - Bach On Wood both sides attacked and counterattacked. One soldier remembered: "The air seems full of leaden missiles.
Rifles are shot to pieces in the hands of soldiers, canteens and Lets Burn Down The Cornfield - The Walkabouts - Scavenger are riddled with bullets, the dead and wounded go down in scores. More than 25, soldiers fought in and around the Cornfield.
By a. Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood wrote: "It was here that I witnessed the most terrible clash of arms, by far, that has occurred during the war.
Joseph Hooker remembered that "every stalk of corn in the northern and greater part of the field was cut as closely as could have been done Lets Burn Down The Cornfield - The Walkabouts - Scavenger a knife, and the slain lay in rows precisely as they stood in their ranks a few moments before.
It was never my fortune to witness a more bloody, dismal battlefield. James Dougherty, th Pennsylvania Infantry, wounded in the Cornfield. In less than fifteen we were sending and receiving death missiles by the bushel. Lee ordered troops from Gen. Some of these regiments attacked all the way to the northern edge of the Cornfield, where they were crushed by the arrival of the Union Twelfth Corps.
Mansfield was mortally wounded and Gen. Alpheus Williams took Enter Sandman - Metallica - Metallica of the Corps. At about a. Most of the Confederates on the north end of the battlefield retreated to the West Woods and almost 8, Union and Confederate soldiers had been killed or wounded in and around the Cornfield.
Go to the next tour stop - the West Woods. Box SharpsburgMD Explore This Park. Antietam National Battlefield Maryland. Info Alerts Maps Calendar Reserve. Alerts In Effect Dismiss. Tour Stop 4 - The Cornfield. Introduction This acre cornfield saw some of U. Last updated: December 23, Contact the Park Mailing Address: P.
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