In Bavarian folklore, a wolpertinger is an animal said to inhabit the alpine forests of Bavaria in Germany. It has a body comprised from various animal parts — generally wings, antlers, tails and fangs, all attached to the body of a small mammal
17 1862 The Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg. The bloodiest single day of the Civil War with casualties. This photo shows Dunker Church where much of the first stage of the battle took place
Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner made history by documenting the battlefield carnage at Antietam in September He also took more portraits of Abraham Lincoln than anyone else, and could be considered a pioneer of news photography.