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265Re: [TalkAntietam] Battery B at South Mountain

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  • John Priest
    Jul 19, 2001
      Dave:

      From what I can gather the cabin was on the property where the big horse
      farm is, west of the crossroad to Reno Monument Road and south of the toll
      house on the National Pike.

      Mike Priest


      -----Original Message-----
      From: David Lutton <dunkerch@...>
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 9:55 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Battery B at South Mountain


      >As the Iron Brigade advanced up the National Road at South Mountain, a
      >section of Battery B, 4th US ( incidentally my favorite CW unit) was
      brought
      >forward in support. A. Buell in his history of the battery, THE CANNONEER,
      >and Col. Meredith of the 19th Indiana mention a cabin that was occupied by
      >numerous rebels. The section opened on the cabin and sent one round into
      >the upper story which quickly flushed out the said cabin of its southern
      >occupants.
      >
      >Does anyone have any idea where this cabin would have been located?
      >
      >David Lutton
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: Tom Clemens <clemens@...>
      >To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 10:50 AM
      >Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Carman-Cope
      >
      >
      >> TR,
      >> I am probably telling you things you already know, but I hope you have
      the
      >> revised 1908 version of the 1904 atlas. Carman made significant changes
      >in
      >> 1908 and reissued the maps. As Kevin mentioned earlier, I have finished
      a
      >> complete transcription of his 1,800 page manuscript and am working on
      >> editing, notating and publishing it.
      >>
      >> TR Livesey wrote:
      >>
      >> > Brian Downey wrote:
      >> > >
      >> > > Hi group,
      >> > >
      >> > > I have been wondering for years, but never asked, is there a
      >> > > published source for the Antietam Battlefield Board Papers and/or
      >> > > maps? I gather from the grapevine that they may reside in the secret
      >> > > back-room at the Battlefield Visitor's Center, but I'm ashamed to
      >> > > admit I've never actually asked to see.
      >> > >
      >> >
      >> > As far as I know, there is only the 1904 edition of the Atlas,
      >> > of which I am lucky enough to have a copy. It is quite spectacular
      >> > (elephant folio) and in color.
      >> >
      >> > I am currently in the process of geo-referencing the troop placements,
      >> > a task which will take quite some time to complete. Geo referencing
      >> > is assigning earth coordinates to features on maps, aerial photographs,
      >> > or satellite images.
      >> >
      >> > Here is a sample from plate 1 "Daybreak":
      >> >
      >> > http://www.enteract.com/~westwood/atlasClose.jpg
      >> >
      >> > Regards,
      >> > TR Livesey
      >> > westwood@...
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
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