2459Re: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King
- Jan 17, 2006Paula;
Who is Gustav Schurmann?
G E "Gerry" Mayers
"As an American citizen I prize the Union very highly
and know of no personal sacrifice that I would not make
to preserve it, save that of honour."
--Robt. E. Lee, Letter to Rooney Lee, 3 December 1860
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Subject: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King
> That would be great Ron! The students are always interested in how
> the war affected the children. And it is especially interesting to
> them to learn about the drummer boys and other musicians because
> many of them were their ages (in 8th grade I can have students from
> ages 12-14). I tell them about Johnny Clem and Gustav Schurmann. I
> also talk about Tillie Pierce and other girls who wrote diaries
> during the war. They are especially interested in Charlie because
> he died - they always want to know more about him.
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