United States History Question of the Day

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Antietam


The Dunker Church at Antietam
(Source: history.com)

Question 131486

The Battle of Antietam

(A) resulted in more casualties than in all previous American wars combined
(B) was a decisive victory for Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee
(C) gave the Union control of the Mississippi River
(D) prevented Lincoln from issuing the Emancipation Proclamation
(E) confirmed for Lincoln the brilliance of Gen. George McClellan

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