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Point Lookout

In December 1863, Abraham Lincoln pays a visit to one of the Union’s more notorious prisoner of war camps.

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The Battle of Antietam

Confederates under Robert E. Lee meet Union troops George McClellan on America’s bloodiest day.

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Lee Loses an Order

As Robert E. Lee moved his army into Maryland, Union General George McClellan recieved an astounding piece of intelligence–a lost copy of Special Orders No. 191, which outlined Lee’s plans for his army’s future movements.

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Confederates Invade Maryland and Kentucky

Robert E. Lee’s troops cross into Maryland while in Kentucky Confederates under Braxton Bragg and Kirby Smith invade Kentucky.

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