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  • G E Mayers
    Dec 11, 2006
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      And I bet they were shunned for that!

      Yr. Obt. Svt.
      G E "Gerry" Mayers

      To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even on
      one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the Union, a
      passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from the Almighty
      God. --Anonymous
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 9:30 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Kennesaw Mountain NBP


      > Don't feel bad not knowing who Sherman is <g>
      >
      > A girl from Winchester told me a story about some southern friends
      > of
      > hers from the Shenandoah Valley who wanted to name their son after a
      > notable Civil War figure. They called the kid Sheridan.
      >
      > Stephen
      >
      > On Monday, December 11, 2006, at 08:37 AM, <richard@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      >> Thank you, sir. I guess they liked my books -- even though they're
      >> about what they tend to call "the OTHER war." I suspect there might
      >> be
      >> an "On to Atlanta" book in my future. At least the travel expenses
      >> would be minimal! Now -- who was this "Sherman" guy anyway? I know
      >> folks around these parts don't think too highly of him!!!!!! :-)
      >> My grandfather, in fact, used to spit whenever Sherman's name was
      >> mentioned!!!!!
      >> At least I've still got John Bell Hood and good ol' Fightin' Joe.
      >>
      >> 'HERE LIES THE BODY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA...
      >> DIED OF BRAXTON BRAGG.'
      >
      >
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