2013 Harsh Award Results

December 8, 2014

Our 2013 Joseph L. Harsh Award winner, Jamesina Thatcher, created a detailed study of the maps accompanying Gen. Ezra Carman’s maps of the battle of Antietam. Below are links to the narrative of her work, the illustrations or slides, and the GPS figures to locate each site she mentions.  We are pleased to offer these to our members and guest readers, and are very impressed with Ms. Thatcher’s work.

Best War Map Ever Made

Best War Map Ever Made – Slides

Best War Map – Terrain Index of GPS Coordinates

Inclusion of Shepherdstown Battlefield within the NPS system

September 9, 2014

The second Public Hearing for the Special Resource/Boundary Study for Shepherdstown battlefield is tonight at Antietam, 5:30 & 6:30, and Thursday at the Clarion in Shepherdstown, 5:00 & 6:30. I plan to attend tonight, at least, and will circulate our board response letter to you afterwards. Deadline for all responses in Oct. 3. We think this inclusion is vital to preserving Shepherdstown Ford battlefield. The website is http://parkplanning.nps.gov/SHBA

August 2013 Newsletter

August 15, 2013

Our August 2013 newsletter is added on the Newsletter page.

Help Wanted!

September 2, 2012

For the 150th anniversary of Antietam the NPS has allowed us to have a table near the visitor’s center. We’ll be handing out brochures, talking to visitors and selling SHAF merchandise. We need people to help staff the table Friday through Monday, Sept. 14-17, roughly 8:30 -6:00. If you can spend even a couple hours helping out it would be greatly appreciated. Reply to the Contact US button or call 301-331-3877. Thank you.

Speakers Seminar & Harsh Scholar Award September 8th

August 20, 2012