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  • G E Mayers
    Apr 27, 2007
      Maybe he moved??

      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: <RoteBaron@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 11:51 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] 'Expert' battlefield guides

      > Does John Michael Priest still give tours of Antietam?
      > I used to see him often on the battlefield. He also used to be a
      > member of several online groups, but I haven't read any postings
      > from him in a long time.
      > Tom Shay
      > -------------- Original message --------------
      > From: Stephen Recker <recker@...>
      > Tom,
      > On Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at 11:50 AM, RoteBaron@...
      > wrote:
      >> Be assured that use of the term 'expert' was not my choice. It was
      >> used in the CWRT's original emails, but note that I did not use ii
      >> within the email to this group.
      > You need not shy from the term. You are seen in the group as one.
      > This
      > reminds me of a topic we covered about a year ago as to what makes
      > someone an 'historian'. I think we also discussed why people use the
      > word 'an' before the word 'historian'.
      >> There will be experts along for the trip, including several
      >> Gettysburg
      >> guides and Stephen Recker (head of Antietam guides).
      > Calling me an expert, now you are pushing it. <g>
      > BTW, there is no longer a position of 'director of the guides'. We
      > have
      > folded most of my duties into the bookstore, led by Bob Casey and
      > the
      > other good folks at WMIA. You can now book a tour right there in the
      > book store. The guides retain a three-person advisory committee
      > (Mike
      > Gamble, Jeff Driscoll and myself). Ted Alexander and I still handle
      > recruitment, so if you want to be a guide, let us know.
      > Cheers,
      > Stephen Recker
      > Antietam Battlefield Guides
      > P.O. Box 705
      > Sharpsburg, MD 21782
      > 240-217-3664
      > 800-417-9596
      > http://www.virtualantietam.com
      > http://www.virtualgettysburg.com
      > http://www.anothersoftwaremiracle.com
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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