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1216Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: William Henry French-Union

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  • Teej
    Nov 30, 2003
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      Keith Phillips wrote:


      > Thanks to all who replied about him. I am going to read the book and
      > websites mentioned below. Any info is what I am looking for. I know he
      > was called "old blinkey" and the few brief descriptions I have found
      > about him in other books have portrayed him as a "second class General"
      > not in the league of a Meade or Sherman. I have also perceived that he
      > was a hard disiplinarian, having strung up a soldier by his thumbs, for
      > calling him old blinkey.
      >
      There's also some good information including a photograph of your
      ancestor in Warner's "Generals in Blue."

      Regards,
      Teej
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