On September 17, 1862, the North and South clashed once more in a bloody conflict, this time on Northern soil. Antietam yielded 22,717 casualties, including 3,654 killed, and went down in history as the bloodiest day in the Civil War.
What happened this week in the american civil war?
On Wednesday afternoon, in former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich officially ended his run for presidency. “Today I’m suspending the campaign, but suspending the campaign doesn’t mean suspending citizenship. Callista and I are committed to being active citizens,” said Gingrich in a speech delivered to supporters in Arlington, Virginia who had already known the news for the past week.