1033Re: [TalkAntietam] Youngest and Oldest Casualties
- Oct 15, 2002In a message dated 10/14/2002 9:24:53 PM EST, gerry1952@... writes:
<< Where there not two brothers, immigrants from Germany, who both died in
the area of The Cornfield...who were actually in their
sixties? But who had enlisted as being in their early forties? Maybe Tom
Shay can help with that one............ >>
I recall the name as being something like "Gleisen". I know I have a note on
it somewhere and shall look for it.
The interest in their story was due to their lying about their ages, giving
ages much younger than they actually were.
As to their fate at Antietam, I need to check my notes.
Their story was mentioned by Keith Snyder during tour, so I can also check my
Gerry, does your question about oldest/youngest casualties refer to only KIA?
Tom Shay - heading to Gettysburg on Friday
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