Abraham Lincoln used the occasion of the Antietam victory to issue his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which would free all slaves not residing in Union-controlled territory. The battlefield became a national military park in 1890, and jurisdiction passed to the National Park Service in 1933.
Printed on metallic luster photo paper. Engraved silver color plaque.
Comes in three framed sizes: 22x19, 27x23, 32x28