The bloodiest day in American history takes place as the armies of Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan fight to a standoff near Sharpsburg, Maryland, along Antietam Creek.
Saturday, December 3, 1864. Peace.
Article originally published in Harper’s Weekly, 3 December 1864 (courtesy of sonofthesouth.net) THE air is full of rumors of peace. It has been so at