This is the view standing next to the Roulette house looking southwest towards the Sunken Road. Union soldiers of Brigadier General
William H. French's Division
of Major General Edwin Vose Sumner's 2nd Corps, marched through the Roulette Farm towards the ridge to the distant right.
The War Department Tower rising above the horizon marks the location of the Bloody Lane
which remained hidden until the Federals crested the rise in the distance.
With muskets resting on fence rails, the Confederates were waiting.
Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland.