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Antietam National Cemetery_3612

A 45-foot-high monument depicting a Union soldier at rest watches over the Antietam National Cemetery at twilight on the eve before the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, which was fought on Sept. 17, 1862. Formally known as the Private Soldier of the Civil War, the figure also bears the local nickname “Old Simon.” (Photo by Mark A. Shephard)

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Mark A. Shephard 2017
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A 45-foot-high monument depicting a Union soldier at rest watches over the Antietam National Cemetery at twilight on the eve before the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, which was fought on Sept. 17, 1862. Formally known as the Private Soldier of the Civil War, the figure also bears the local nickname “Old Simon.” (Photo by Mark A. Shephard)