With her husband Joseph Davis, she brought food and water to the battlefield and took a wounded officer into her home to recuperate.Davis recounted her wartime experiences in A pivotal battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862, and was the bloodiest single day of combat ever on American soil. Lee’s Confederate incursion into Maryland in early September 1862, the Union Army under General George B.In 1863, John Greenleaf Whittier wrote a poem about Frederick resident Barbara Fritchie and her courageous act of flying the Union flag from her attic window above of the heads of Confederate soldiers marching out of town during the first invasion of Lee’s troops into Maryland in September 1862.
Former home of Angela Kirkham Davis who chronicled her experiences as a Union sympathizer.The house also served as a hospital after the Battles of Antietam and Funkstown.Angela Kirkham Davis was a Union supporter who cared for wounded soldiers of both sides during the Battle of Antietam in September 1862 and again in 1863 after the Battle of Funkstown. We automatically delete clips if it`s was deleted at the source site. Thumbnails are automatically generated from the clips.