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305Re: [TalkAntietam] Article about Hoods Texans

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  • Oliver Gamble
    Aug 27 8:21 PM
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      Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2001 11:14 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Article about Hoods Texans


      Corn planting patterns were different in 1862, not nearly as
      dense, with rows being wide enough for a horse to move between.
      Not So!
      Once the corn is planted a horse never goes into the field. Plowing and planting is usually done with a team of horses, not one.
      Amish farmers in PA still use horses and mules and their rows are tighter than those of farmers using tractors.
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