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  • Mary Hawthorne
    Jan 17, 2006
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      Thanks Ron

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ron Church" <rchurch@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 5:19 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King


      > Mary,
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      > The exact location of Charley's remains is uncertain. There are several
      > accounts, but his Mother and Father, Adaline and Pennell King are buried
      > in
      > Greenmount Cemetery in West Chester PA. In June of 2005 a memorial to
      > Charley was placed near the entrance to Greenmount Cemetery.
      >
      > There's a story and picture of it at
      > http://24.153.124.124/sons/149/bradbury-cking.htm
      >
      > Regards
      > Ron
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Mary Hawthorne" <tboner1@...>
      > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 7:10 AM
      > Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King
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      >> The book never told what cemetery he is buried in. Since there are so
      >> many
      >> in the West Chester area, I was wondering if you knew? I grew up out side
      >> of
      >> Downingtown so I am familiar with the area..not so much as I used to
      >> be..it
      >> has grown!
      >> bluelady
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: <128thpa@...>
      >> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      >> 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
      >>>
      >>> -------------- Original message --------------
      >>> From: "Ron Church" <rchurch@...>
      >>> Thank you Paula,
      >>>
      >>> Charley's story is a great one on so many levels. If you like I will
      >>> email
      >>> a copy of it to you when I'm finished. I am a rudimental drummer and I
      >>> am
      >>> trying to take a look at Charley's brief life through the eyes of one
      >>> who
      >>> presently does the same thing Charley did.
      >>>
      >>> Ron
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> ----- Original Message -----
      >>> From: <128thpa@...>
      >>> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      >>> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 9:08 PM
      >>> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Charlie King
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>> Ron:
      >>>>
      >>>> That is great! I will be greatly interested in your final story on
      >>>> him.
      >>>> I use Charlie in my 8th grade class when I cover the Civil War. I
      >>>> concentrate on the children during the period, because it really gets
      >>>> the
      >>>> students interested.
      >>>>
      >>>> Good luck on the photograph.
      >>>>
      >>>> Paula
      >>>>
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