The Cornfield Casualty Top Ten

Nearing the end of 2018, we’ll be bombarded by the annual parade of “top ten” lists counting down everything from the year’s news events to songs and online fads. For those of us interested in understanding and preserving the events of the Civil War and Antietam’s Cornfield, here’s our own such list – the Cornfield casualty top ten.

The 1st Texas Infantry in the Cornfield: “Slipping the Bridle”

Barely two dozen yards ahead lay the northern end of the Cornfield.  At that moment it must have entered the minds of the men of the 1st Texas that it might just be possible to break the Yankees’ hold on this spot, if only they could reach it in time…  By David A. Welker The … Continue reading The 1st Texas Infantry in the Cornfield: “Slipping the Bridle”