254Re: [TalkAntietam] Antietam Trip Report
- Jul 18, 2001In a message dated 07/17/2001 4:01:43 PM EST, gwjchris@... writes:
<< Barber was the superintendent of the harpers Ferry Arsenal.
Did Dennis take you to the Antietam Iron Furnace site at the point where
Antietam Creek connects with the Potomac? Many of the Ninth Corps units were
camped there in the weeks after the battle. >>
Thanks for clarifyng who Barber was.
No, we didn't get to Antietam Iron Furnace. Indeed, that is one area which I
have yet to explore. I'd also like to see the aqueduct site which Walker
destroy. Plus, I've not yet visited the Monocacy battlefield. So plenty of
reasons for another excursion!
Tom Shay - Cressona, PA
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