Yes, it is now the Appalacian Trail. It was wide enough to drive a battery of artillery along it.
Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
Professor of History
Hagerstown Community College
>>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 12/30/08 2:48 PM >>>
This is an older post which I saved and have been reviewing the
file of saved emails in conjunction with my book project. When
you cite the Ridge Road in the post below, do you mean that
little path running from slightly to the left/behind the Mountain
House to Fox's Gap, intersecting the Old Sharpsburg/Reno Monument
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
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the Almighty God. --Anonymous
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re G B Anderson Brigade Approach to
and Retreat from Fox's Gap
> The National Road (Alt. Rt. 40) to the Mountain House, the
> Ridge Road to
> Fox's Gap, and back. Then National Road to Boonsboro,
> Boonsoboro-Shepherdstown Pike to Sharpsburg.
> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
> Professor of History
> Hagerstown Community College
>>>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 10/27/07 2:57 PM >>>
> Would someone be able to tell me how G B Anderson's NC Brigade
> approached/marched to Fox's Gap from the Benevola area on the
> morning of September 14, 1862 and how the Brigade retreated
> Fox's Gap the night of September 14th, and down into
> What I need is a good idea of what roads or trails the Brigade
> would have used.
> Yr. Obt. Svt.
> G E "Gerry" Mayers
> To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
> on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
> Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction
> the Almighty God. --Anonymous
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