149th Anniversary of Battle of Antietam
- On this day 149 years ago the 20th Massachusetts would march into the
West Woods with other regiments of the 2nd corps where they would be
ambushed by D.H. Hills men. The regiment would suffer 20 killed, 84
wounded and 26 captured and missing for a total of 130 casualities.
Among the soldiers killed in the regiment was Surgeon Edward Revere who
was the grandson of the Midnight Rider Paul Revere.