Southern Encampment 90
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An encampment of Confederate soldiers ... all re-enacters, surrounded by luminaries onthe Antietam National Battlefield. Each year, on the first Saturday in December, more than 1,000 volunteers place and light 23,110 luminaries over a large portion of the battlefield … one for each casualty of the battle at Antietam (near Sharpsburg, Maryland) on September 17, 1862. This was the single bloodiest day of the Civil War.
June 12th, 2011
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