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Allegheny Arsenal Explosion and the Creation of Public Memory
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The explosion at the Arsenal and the relevance of the Battle of Antietam.
Background to the arsenal, including layout.
Commander of the Arsenal
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A deeper look at the people and evidence available on this explosion. Use the documents to help YOU decide what happened.