Preview – Stahl & Borders, “Faces of Union Soldiers at Antietam”

13 12 2019

0facesantietamA 2019 release from The History Press is Faces of Union Soldiers at Antietam, by Joseph Stahl and Matthew Borders. Mr. Stahl is a licensed Antietam Battlefield Guide and has authored numerous articles on the civil war. Mr. Borders is a National Park Service ranger at Monocacy National Battlefield as well as a licensed Antietam Battlefield Guide.

Faces of Union Soldiers at Antietam is built around carte de visites (CDVs) of 36 individual soldiers who fought at Antietam, from Mr. Stahl’s personal collection. They’re organized by the sectors of the field in which the men fought, six sectors with six soldiers each. Each CDV is accompanied by a biographical sketch of the soldier. Maps from Brad Gottfried’s The Maps of Antietam kick off each sector/chapter. Also included are endnotes, bibliography, and full index.


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22 12 2019
John Foskett

Harry: I reviewed this one and gave it a very positive review. A unique and well-researched contribution to the Antietam library.

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