The snake rail fence in the mid-ground marks the approximate location of the southern edge of the Cornfield. Union men in blue emerged
from the tall corn into the fire
of Stonewall Jackson's waiting men. Your view here is that of Jackson's
men looking north. This field would change hands at least 6 times
and would claim about 8,000 casualties in just a
The white buildings to the left mid-ground are those of the Miller Farm.
Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland.