--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "gtmcftsotcwgrad" <azimmerli@...> wrote:
> Dear gang,
> I'm doing work on an article that looks at the civilians at Antietam and how they were able to survive economically in the aftermath of the battle. I'm really looking at civilians selling lead, land, and horse bones (or at least, those are the first thoughts I've had based on my research on other battlefields), but have run into a problem.
> A few years ago, when I was doing research for my MA (which examines the growth of the battlefields at Gettysburg and Sharpsburg), I came across a story that stated that an angry, southern-leaning local farmer had deliberately either a.) planted a cabbage patch over a Union mass grave, b.) constructed a roadbed over a Union mass grave, or c.) all of the above.
> Anyone familiar with this story? If so, any citations?
> - Adam Zimmerli
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