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  • richard@rcroker.com
    Jun 9, 2005
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      Does anyone know the meaning of a CW pin that is crossed quills over a
      shield? AG maybe?

      Richard
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Brian Downey" <bdowney@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 1:08 AM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Kingsbury's father-in-law?


      > He's not in Frassanito, I've just been in it, and checked. Could be
      > in Priest. His face is in the Time/Life volume on Antietam, for sure.
      > You can see him here:
      >
      > http://aotw.org/officers.php?officer_id=218
      >
      > Brian
      >
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@f...> wrote:
      > > TJ;
      > >
      > > In either Priest's book on Antietam or in Frassanito's book on Antietam
      > > photographs, there is a picture of Kingsbury.
      > >
      > > Very respectfully,
      > > G E "Gerry" Mayers
      > > Confederate Signal Corps,
      > > Longstreet's Corps
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Teej Smith" <teej@p...>
      > > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 9:43 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Kingsbury's father-in-law?
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Tom Shay wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >>I found the source that states Kingsbury's wife was daughter of
      > Zachary
      > > >> Taylor:
      > > >>
      > > >> In his book "Antietam Revealed", Dennis Frye states on page 118 (item
      > > >> #1209)
      > > >> that "Kingsbury was married to a daughter of former president and
      > > >> Mexican
      > > >> War
      > > >> hero Zachary Taylor".
      > > >>
      > > >> On a website, I found a listing of President Taylor's daughters
      > as: Ann
      > > >> Mackall, Sarah Knox, Mary Elizabeth. Therefore I am still
      > assuming that
      > > >> Eva Taylor
      > > >> was the daughter of Lt Colonel Joseph P. Taylor.
      > > >
      > > > I found this on the Military Images website:
      > > >
      > > > "On its face, his decision to remain in the Army may appear
      > simple, but
      > > > family ties to the South must have caused him some anxiety. Besides
      > > > Buckner,
      > > > soon to become a prominent Confederate general and who was married
      > to his
      > > > older sister, Kingsbury himself was engaged to Eva Taylor, of
      > Kentucky,
      > > > the
      > > > daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph P. Taylor. Taylor, assistant
      > > > commissary general of the U.S. Army, had two army officer sons who
      > > > remained
      > > > loyal to the Union, but another daughter was married to David R.
      > Jones, a
      > > > Confederate officer. "
      > > >
      > > > Other interesting fact from this site:
      > > >
      > > > "Kingsbury's body was taken to Washington, D.C., where it was laid
      > to rest
      > > > at Oak Hill Cemetery. In December his widow Eva gave birth to a son,
      > > > Henry,
      > > > Jr. Kingsbury was mourned by many, a West Point classmate writing, "I
      > > > cannot
      > > > tell you how much we have felt about Kingsbury's death."
      > > >
      > > > Teej
      > > >
      > > >
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