Crossroad of Freedom: Antietam (part of the Let's Talk about It: Making Sense of the Civil War series)

Our fourth book discussion for the Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War book discussion series will be Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam by James M. McPherson. We will discuss this section on Thursday February 9th at 4:00pm in King Library 320. If you would like to join the discussion, please contact Arianne Hartsell-Gundy ( or Kim Tully ( They will register you for the discussion and arrange for you to get a free copy of the book.

There are also supplemental readings in the America's War anthology edited by Ed Ayers. They can be found in Part Four: The Shape of the War on pages 182 to 199.

If you are interested in learning more about the battle of Antietam, you may want to check out some relevant resources:

Antietam National Battlefield (U.S. National Park Service)
Battle of Antietam (Civil War)
The Battle of Antietam Summary & Facts

You can find out more about this book discussion and other upcoming programs here.