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Md. Symphony Orchestra plays at Antietam

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is tuning up for its annual Independence Day weekend concert at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:44am EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, maryland symphony orchestra, Sharpsburg, Independence Day

Antietam illumination inspires documentary

A Maryland producer hopes an online campaign will help him fund a documentary about the Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, documentaries, Civil War 150th Anniversary

Twist of fate in Frederick led to turning point in Civil War

Descendents of Civil War heroes re-trace the steps of their great-grandfather, who found lost orders from Gen. Robert E. Lee that a prominent Civil War historian calls the most notable moment when America's trajectory turned and its very future was reset at Antietam Creek.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 10:28pm EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, Civil War 150th Anniversary, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Emancipation Proclamation

Antietam battlefield prepares for Fourth of July

When about 20,000 people spread out over Antietam National Battlefield on July 7, many staking out a spot with a blue tarp or blanket, the park will be transformed in a way that only happens during the annual Independence Day celebration.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 01:13pm EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, Salute to Independence

Civil War banjo conference at Antietam in Md.

A weekend conference at the Antietam National Battlefield is exploring the link between the banjo and the Civil War.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Early American Banjo Conference

Md. county boosts funding for Antietam concert

Washington County is digging deeper to help sponsor an annual outdoor concert at the nearby Antietam National Battlefield.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: Antietam National Battlefield, Wasington County, Md.