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Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg Timeline (September 17th, 1862)


The Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) saw a much larger Union force claim the strategic victory - though the battle as a whole was deemed tactically inconclusive.

There are a total of (17) Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg Timeline (September 17th, 1862) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

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By-the-Numbers (Union Strategic Victory)
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Union Command: George B. McClellan
Union Army: Army of the Potomac
Union Strength: 87,164
Union Casualties: 12,410

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Confederate Command: Robert E. Lee
Confederate Army: Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate Strength: 38,000
Confederate Casualties: 10,316
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