2426RE: [TalkAntietam] Re: AoP Cavalry on Maryland Campaign
- Jan 7, 2006Dave,
This leads me to ask a question to which I have never received an adequate
Given that SO 191 placed Jackson's command at Martinsburg and under no
circumstance directed him to Harper's Ferry, and given the lack of
communication between HF and McClellan as you have described, what was the
earliest McClellan could have been aware of Jackson's - not McLaws', not
Walker's, but Jackson's - presence at HF, and how did he receive that
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Behalf Of flagflop
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 8:51 PM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: AoP Cavalry on Maryland Campaign
Mac had no telegraphic communication with HF, and the small signal unit
posted on Md Hgts withdrew ("on their own"), effectively denying visual
signal communication to the east at the very time its was most needed. (I've
found no indication that signal communication was attempted between McLaws
and D.H. Hill, Longstreet, or GHQ either.)
Maybe I should save this for "Harpers Ferry on the Web"!
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