298Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Article about Hoods Texans
- Aug 27, 2001Mark Plfum wrote earlier:
> The Ninth Army Corps was formed just before 2nd Bull Run andsaw its
> first action under that name in that fight. They were, Ibelieve,
> part of the Army Of Virginia that you mentioned earlier in thequote.
>Mark, did not the Ninth Army Corps comprise the bulk of the
Federal expeditionary force that attacked and captured New Burn
in North Carolina after landing near Cape Hatteras? I seem to
recall reading somewhere that this was pretty much the case, as
old Burnside was the commander of that amphibious expedition.
> I know you are simply saying Dan'l was of Kentucky fame, but itmay
> give the missinformed the impression that he was actually FROMancestors of
> Kentucky. We all know, of course, he was born and raised near
> Reading, Pennsylvania and his folks were friends of the
> a guy named Abraham Lincoln. ;-)Your comment about Dan'l Boone is well taken. BTW, what was the
name of Dan'l's brother?
Your humble servant,
Co. B, "Tom Green Rifles",
Fourth Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry
"I know of no fitter resting-place for a soldier than the field
on which he has nobly laid down his life." --General Robert
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