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Battle of antietam page - battle maps, history articles, photos, and preservation news on this important 1862 civil war battle in maryland the army of the potomac, under the command of maj gen george mcclellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against general robert e lee’s forces along antietam creek near sharpsburg, maryland. The napoleonic wars were massive in their geographic scope, ranging, as far as britain was concerned, over all of the five continents they were massive, too, in terms of expense from 1793 to the battle of waterloo in june 1815 the wars cost at the end of the armistice both sides had armies of.
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