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Winslow's Battery, at Fort Shenandoah.  Fall Nationals 2008. Photo by Rachel Mackintosh.
The roll of thunder breaks the pre-dawn silence.
Federal artillery pounded Jackson's men.
They were just boys, but they too were part of America's deadliest day - 17 Sept 1862.
One Confederate described the cannons at Sharpsburg as "artillery hell."
The artillery fire lit up the cornfield.
5:30am - 17 Sept 1862 - Sharpesburg, Maryland - the Federal advance is met by Stonewall Jackson's Confederate artillary.
Get the fires going; boil that coffee
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Published front page header July 25, 2012 in the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper.

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