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  • richard@rcroker.com
    Jun 10, 2005
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 10:45 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Crossed quills


      > Richard,
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      > Do you have an illustration of it? Perhaps Lord might have something about
      > it in one of his CW Encyclopedias?
      >
      > Very respectfully,
      > G E "Gerry" Mayers
      > Confederate Signal Corps,
      > Longstreet's Corps
      >
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      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <richard@...>
      > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 4:53 PM
      > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Crossed quills
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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?
      > >
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      > >> 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?
      > >> >
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      > >> > >
      > >> > > Tom Shay wrote:
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      > >> > >>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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