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Two artillery pieces overlooking Antietam Creek, Maryland
At the battle of Antietam, 1862, General Burnsides Union forces advanced up this hill after finally crossing "Burnsides" bridge. Unfortunately for them, Confederate troops arrived in the nick of time, stopping them in their tracks.
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