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Antietam Trip Report from December 28, 2006 by Tom Shay (Cressona, PA)

 

I visited the cemetery to get photos of some of the many notable gravesites.

(Below) Entrance to Antietam National Cemetery


(Below) 20th New York Monument

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(Below) Grave of Captain Werner Von Bachelle (Co. F of 6th WIS)
Killed on Sept 17, 1862. His famed companion was Newfoundland
dog who was found lying dead upon Bachelle's corpse.

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(Below) Tombstone of William Salisbury (34th New York)
He is actually buried in his hometown in New York

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(Below) Gravesite of members of Irish Brigade

Remains of these men were buried in 1989.


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(Below) Gravesite of Mrs. Elizabeth Bryant

Rumored to be former site of "Lee's Rock"

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(Below) Gravesite of Sgt. George A. Simpson

His likeness is featured atop the 125th PA's monument

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(Below) Gravesite of Patrick Roy (U.S. Navy)

He was killed aboard USS Cole during terrorist attack

(Below) U.S. Flag on Cemetery wall
The artist is unknown.

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