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Candlelight tour honors those who died at Antietam

Volunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg to honor those were killed, wounded or declared missing in the Civil War's bloodiest one-day battle.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 11:44am EST

Tags: Antietam, Sharpsburg, Civil War

Md. Civil War museum gives severed arm a good look

Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs -- one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 10:06am EDT

Tags: Antietam, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Civil War