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1884Re: [TalkAntietam] Hagerstown Fence

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  • G E Mayers
    Apr 7 9:37 AM
      Tom

      Maybe The DOG, CWPT and other organizations might be willing to help.

      Very respectfully,
      G E "Gerry" Mayers
      Confederate Signal Corps,
      Longstreet's Corps



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      From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 12:27 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Hagerstown Fence


      > That makes sense, no poles or wires in any Garner photos. We were on
      > the verge of a fund-raising project to do that when Allegany Power went
      > into financial turmoil and pulled out of the project. John Howard has
      > some funds allocated in a few years, and I would LOVE to start a
      > public/private match to fund their removal. It is pricey, about 1K per
      > foot! But worth every penny.
      > Would be very cool.
      > Tom Clemens
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      >>>> recker@... 4/7/2005 10:03:33 AM >>>
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      > Tom,
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      > Actually, I was no doubt thinking of the photos I have seen from later
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      > in that century. I know of no accounts of telegraph lines being there
      > at the time of the battle.
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      > I agree it would be money well spent removing those phone lines. I have
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      > spent many hours airbrushing them out of photos.
      >
      > Stephen
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