The Bloody Lane - Antietam National Battlefield
he Sunken Road/The Bloody Lane"
The dirt farm road known as the sunken road prior to the battle
was the scene of some of the heaviest fighting during the Battle of Antietam, in this location roughly 8,000 men engaged each other at less than 100 yards, for nearly four hours. "In three hours of combat 5,500 soldiers were killed or wounded and neither side gained a decisive advantage. The Sunken Road was now Bloody Lane." - http://www.nps.gov/resources/place.htm?id=61