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201Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: US Civil War Factbook

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  • James Rose
    Jun 10, 2001
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      John Priest wrote:

      > I ascertained that 27 of the Federal regiments at Antietam were "green" -
      > being in the service less than six weeks. Regiments like the 8th Ohio, had
      > been in actions of some sort but not on the scale of Antietam. Antietam was
      > the first real battle of a large portion of the A of P. It was a very
      > terrible taste of on the job training.

      If you count Humphrey's division and Forth corps the number of "Green"
      regiments jumps to 27 on my table. I didn't count them because they
      were not at Antietam on the 17th.

      Jim Rose
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