Friday, September 26, 2014

Mark Your Calendars! 7th Michigan Battle Walk on September 28th

7th Michigan Infantry Regiment
Battle Walk

Sunday September 28
1 pm

“I would not be in Michigan this day, 
and if I never see it again, 
be sure I fall a willing offering.”
- Captain James H. Turrill, Company G

Follow the men of the 7th in Union General John 
Sedgwick’s division of the II Corps as they attack 
Stonewall Jackson’s men in the West Woods

Who were the men of the 7th Michigan?

What was it like to live in a Civil War army regiment?

What drove the men to fight?

Learn about the regiment

Learn about the men

Retrace their steps as you follow them into battle

Program duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
** Walk begins at Auto Tour stop #3 and ends at Tour stop #5 **

(Leave your car at the Visitor’s Center or Tour stop #5)

Appropriate footwear required. Parts of the program will involve walking over uneven terrain.See the daily schedule at the Visitor’s Center Information Desk to check for all program times.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Mark Your Calendars! 152nd Antietam Battle Anniversary Schedule!

We are just one week away from the start of events for the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Antietam!!

Mark your calendars! Our full schedule of events can be found at this link:

We have a full 8 days from September 13 through September 21, filled with hikes, ranger talks, lectures, firing demonstrations, and even an evening campfire program! Check out the schedule above for more information!!