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3726Re: [TalkAntietam] Colonel Mosby in the Maryland Campaign

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  • G E Mayers
    Sep 25, 2007
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      The 71st originally was Edward Baker's regiment and was actually
      titled the First California.....

      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: "Scott Hann" <wutheringheights@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:09 AM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Colonel Mosby in the Maryland Campaign


      > Hey Brian,
      >
      > That colonel was Colonel Isaac J. Wistar of the 71st
      > Pennsylvania. He was
      > shot through the left shoulder, and in his autobiography tells
      > a similar
      > story (although it wasn't until after the war that he realized
      > it was John S
      > Mosby who had given him aid).
      >
      > Scott
      >
      >
      >
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