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Burnside Bridge from a Confederate Rifle PitFor more than three hours, 400 riflemen from Georgia, perched in bluffs overlooking what was then known as Rohrbach's Bridge, prevented Maj. General Ambrose E. Burnside's division of 12,000 Union troops from crossing Antietam Creek, and their attack on the Confederate right flank.Battle of AntietamSeptember 17, 1862Sharpsburg, MarylandOctober 21, 2012, 6:45 - 6:46 am

Burnside Bridge from a Confederate Rifle Pit 

For more than three hours, 400 riflemen from Georgia, perched in bluffs overlooking what was then known as Rohrbach's Bridge, prevented Maj. General Ambrose E. Burnside's division of 12,000 Union troops from crossing Antietam Creek, and their attack on the Confederate right flank. 

Battle of Antietam 

September 17, 1862 

Sharpsburg, Maryland 

October 21, 2012, 6:45 - 6:46 am