March 2009 Battlefield Hikes!
- Antietam NPS has announced these hikes for March 2009:
Sunday, March 15th, The Advance of the Irish Brigade - This battlefield hike will meet behind the visitor center at 1:15 pm and follow the footsteps of the Irish Brigade during their assault on the Sunken Road.
Sunday, March 22nd, Nicodemus Heights - This battlefield hike will begin near Tour Stop # 2, The North Wood, at 1:15 pm. The hike will focus on the role played by the Confederate artillery on the northern end of the field, including a stop at Nicodemus Heights, which is seldom visited private property.
Sunday, March 29th, Cornfield Hike -Meet the Ranger behind the visitor center, at 1:15 p.m. This hike will explore the attacks and counter attacks that took place on the northern part of the battlefield.
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