Antietam – The Sunken Road, looking West

The Sunken Road (aka Bloody Lane) looking west into the Alabama position

The Sunken Road (aka Bloody Lane) looking west into the Alabama position

The fighting here at the Sunken Road is briefly discussed in an accompanying photo. This western side of the Lane was defended by an Alabama brigade commanded by Brig. Gen. Robert Rodes. The eastern section of the Lane (behind the camera) was defended by a North Carolina brigade commanded by Brig. George Anderson.

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