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Address: Sharpsburg, MD
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Part of the National Cemetery System, this site is where more than 4,776...

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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We stopped here as the last stop on the tour. It is very pretty and only Union soldiers are buried here. Not overly large so it can be seen pretty quick.

Reviewed 19 February 2017
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Morristown, Tennessee
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Morristown, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as the last stop on the tour. It is very pretty and only Union soldiers are buried here. Not overly large so it can be seen pretty quick.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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175 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited the cemetery as part of the battlefield tour, well laid out, makes you realize how many people lost their lives.

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MaysLanding,NJ
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Whether you are a Civil War " buff" like me or happen to be in the Sharpsburg Maryland area,Antiedam battlefield is a must visit.you can almost smell the musket and cannon fire.walk the famous cornfield,as you follow the very good self guided tour,drive or walk ( if you have plenty of time), lay down on " bloody road" where's thousands... More 

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Thank Douglas F
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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257 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is another piece of interesting history. The grounds are well kept and there is a lot of information available to gain an understanding of the park without an interpretive ranger.

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Thank Sarah C
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The last stop on the battlefield driving tour, it leaves you with a feeling of sadness and loss for all of the Union soldires who rest there. A must see.

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Thank tawny1956
Owensville, Indiana
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This would be the last stop on the CD car Tour, and appropriately so. Many lost their lives in this battle, and it is said that more men lost their lives in one day at Antietam, than ANY other battle. This cemetery is beautifully gated, and has a gazebo with seating for pondering the whole battle. Parking for the cemetery... More 

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Thank Denise D
Missoula, Montana
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309 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
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.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 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.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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380 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
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 a well manicured, peaceful cemetery with a book of names of those who are resting... More 

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Buffalo, Ny
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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.

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