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“The Brigades of Antietam” Speaker Series in the Pry Barn: Fairchild’s Brigade

Ongoing Opportunities

  • October 1 at 2 PM

On Saturday October 1st at 2:00 PM at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum Barn, Historian and “Brigades of Antietam” contributor J. O. Smith will present Fairchild’s Brigade during our “Brigades of Antietam” speaker series sponsored by the Antietam Institute. Smith will discuss where the brigade fought, its commander, what constituted the unit, and how it performed in the campaign including the casualties sustained.

J.O. Smith is a native of Miami, Florida. He has been a volunteer at Antietam National Battlefield since 2017 and a certified battlefield guide since 2018. He has a master’s degree in history from the University of Georgia and undergraduate and law degrees from Duke University. He is an attorney and lives with his family near Annapolis, Maryland.