I didn’t have the greatest weather on my last trip to Antietam, but I enjoyed exploring Dunker Church just as I always do. This time I braved the ticks and the mud to check out the side of the building. My question is . . . what is the purpose of the two upper windows, and w hy can’t you see any sign of them inside the building? I know there’s a “hatch” inside which was shuttered off, but it still looks rather strange. Notice the pile of rocks / dirt, or whatever it might be, in front of the door. I’m not sure of its purpose either. Was a stump there at one time? Did someone dig up the ground? Hmmm.
PVT. THOMAS C. WEATHERSBY
Co. E, 5TH Texas Infantry
Born November 09, 1830 --- Died July 02, 1863 at age 32
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