The bridge is an integral part of the Battlefield and should not be missed. The approach from the Auto tour is a steep one, but manageable. The area provides a very good perspective of what it was like from both the defenders and the attackers trying to cross the bridge. The Sycamore tree at the bridge side was a silent... 更多
This is stop nine on the Antietam National Park tour and is quite an amazing place. Standing on the ground where the battle happened really helps you visualize what the men on both sides had to endure as they tried to hold the other side back. It's in a beautiful setting with lots of trails to walk.
We were fortunate as the bridge had just reopened 5 days before we visited as it was being restored. It is a beautiful area with many walking trails. The restoration was well done and seeing the area really makes you realize what a feat the battle was.
The bridge where a handful of Georgian's held up the Union Army for three hours until they ran out of ammunition. Named after the Union General who finally captured it. It is only when you see the site that you can understand and appreciate how it all happened. The boys enjoyed running down to the bridge itself but crossing it... 更多
During both our visits last fall and this September this bridge was under construction so we were only able to view it through the fence. We parked in the lot above and walked down. Several rangers were there to provide information it’s very moving to see this bridge and the grounds.
We could only see this from above as it is currently under construction as they try to preserve the bridge. I would like to go back sometime when it's done.
Burnside's Bridge was undergoing extensive repair work while we were there in late February 2016, so we were unable to explore or photograph it as we would have liked, which is reflected in the above rating...