Lessons of Antietam 

The Civil War was the beginning of paying penance for America’s original sin — but the battle rages on

September 17 marked the 150th anniversary of the “bloodiest day of the Civil War,” the culminating fight at the Battle of Antietam, named for a creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, some 70 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. More than 22,000 casualties were…

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