Too Afraid to Cry
By: Kathleen A. Ernst
Maryland Civilians in the Antietam Campaign
Too Afraid to Cry explores the terrible toll exacted upon the civilian population of Maryland as the Antietam Campaign of 1862 raged through their communities. While the fighting left over 23,000 soldiers killed, wounded, or missing, the armies soon moved, leaving the local population in the smoldering aftermath. These Marylanders endured not only the carnage of war, including shattered homes and businesses, but also a divided community in which the lines between soldier and civilian, friend and foe, were blurred like never before.
Softcover, 320 pages