1877Re: [TalkAntietam] Hagerstown Fence
- Apr 7, 2005Tom,
Actually, I was no doubt thinking of the photos I have seen from later
in that century. I know of no accounts of telegraph lines being there
at the time of the battle.
I agree it would be money well spent removing those phone lines. I have
spent many hours airbrushing them out of photos.
On Thursday, April 7, 2005, at 09:42 AM, Thomas Clemens wrote:
> And it is still my dream to one day remove all those ugly power lines
> through the heart of the fighting area. Steve, are you sure Sharpsburg
> had telegraph lines in 1862? I have never seen any record of them
> existing, but on the other hand, that doesn't mean they didn't. My
> thought was that telegraph lines connected larger towns like
> not farming communities like Sharpsburg. It would be fun to look at
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