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2459Re: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King

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  • G E Mayers
    Jan 17, 2006

      Who is Gustav Schurmann?
      Very respectfully,
      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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      Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 6:21 AM
      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.
      > Thanks,
      > Paula
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