The West Woods was full of bloody carnage. Stonewall Jackson, McLaws, & Walker's Confederates formed an Arc in defense of the woods. Gen. Sedwick's Federals attacked.
In about 20 minutes, over 2,200 Union soldiers fell. One of the biggest Union mistakes of the battle.
The West Woods
Maddie is looking toward the Confederate's Arc
Maddie's Antietam Tour
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James C. Ferenzi, M.D.