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Antietam National Cemetery

Sharpsburg, MD
+1 301-432-5124
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This is outside the battlefield area but don't miss it. It has bathrooms available. Right along the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Missoula, Montana
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Eye opening

How much can you say it is a cemetary. It is an opening experience when you see in person the toll... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Hackensack, New Jersey
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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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Sharpsburg, MD
+1 301-432-5124
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is outside the battlefield area but don't miss it. It has bathrooms available. Right along the highway in town.

Thank jsMT1994
Reviewed 25 September 2016

How much can you say it is a cemetary. It is an opening experience when you see in person the toll the civil war took. How many young men lost their lives. It gives you pause and hopefully motivation to strive for peace.

Thank mspgt1969
Reviewed 23 September 2016

You can stop by this cemetery on the way to the battlefield. People at the road side we respectful and quietly walking the area waiting for a guide to take them to the battlefield. This was the last stop for the dead soldiers. It is...More

Thank epuya
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A visit to the National Cemetery is an important part of this visit. Take time to reflect upon the sacrifices that these soldiers made. They came a long way from home to fight, suffer, and die to preserve our union.

Thank GeoElf
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Make sure you stop by this lesser known battlefield on your Gettysburg trip. Well preserved and powerful. First stop on your visit should be the visitors center. Take time to look around, watch the film and talk to the park ranger.

Thank Pengy97
Reviewed 4 August 2016

As the final stop on the tour of Antietam National Battlefield, the cemetery is a quiet close to a powerful day of historic reflection. It I so sad that in the days before dogtags for every soldier, 2/3 of the graves are of unknown Union...More

Thank jimichongaJC
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 26 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 16 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 3 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
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