Antietam National Battlefield

Also known as: Antietam National Battlefield Site, Battle of Sharpsburg
N of Sharpsburg off MD 45, Sharpsburg, Maryland


Burnside Bridge 2.JPG

Bunside Bridge

Photo taken by Curtis Lee in July 2005


Street Views 


Site of the first major battle of the American Civil War to be fought on Northern Soil. Antieham was the bloodiest single day of battle in American military history with about 23,000 casualties. Union losses were 12,401 men, with 2,108 dead. Confederate casualties were 10,318, with 1,546 dead. These numbers represented approximately 25% of the Union forces present and 31% of the Confederate forces.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
Areas of significance
Conservation; Military; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Battle site; Park; Agricultural fields
Period of significance
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 43
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 6
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 9
Non-contributing structures: 2


19th Century (37,859)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1862 (234)
Built during 1860s (3,774)
Have Street View (46,422)
House (27,658)
Limestone (8,192)
Log (2,299)
Maryland (1,785)
Sharpsburg, Maryland (11)
Stone (26,160)
Tin (2,648)
Washington County, Maryland (102)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • July 18, 2010: Updated by Curtis Lee: added description