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3853Re: [TalkAntietam] Mini-muster on November 23

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  • G E Mayers
    Nov 18, 2007
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      Dear Tom,

      If you go Rte 15 South through Emmitsburg and then to Frederick
      and then get off Rte 15 onto Rte 40 and then Alt 40 to Boonsboro
      and then 64 to Sharpsburg and up to the VC, you can be there in
      about an hour.....

      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: "Tom Shay" <RoteBaron@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2007 6:01 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Mini-muster on November 23

      > I've got half-dozen members of MHO online group coming.
      > From TalkAntietam, I got confirmations from Ron Dickey & Brian
      > Richardson.
      > Anyone wishing to carpool at Gettysburg VC.... can we there
      > meet at 7 AM? Given that Antietam is 75+ minutes from
      > Gettysburg, this would put us at Antietam for 8:15 AM or later.
      > Itinerary as of now:
      > 8:30 AM - Meet at Antietam VC.
      > TOUR #1 - "Prelude to Antietam" by Stephen Recker. We walk to
      > rear of VC and review Lee's strategy and movements before the
      > onset of the battle.
      > TOUR #2: "Sedgwick's Attack" by Tom Shay. We'll walk north from
      > VC to Texas monument, then head west thru West Woods and up
      > Hauser Ridge. Return to VC via new West Woods trail.
      > TOUR #3: "Sunken Road" by Tom Shay. Meet at Bloody Lane.
      > Overview of attack by French's Divsion. In-depth battlewalk of
      > Irish Brigade's assault.
      > TOUR #4: "O.T. Reilly in Sharpsburg" by Stephen Recker. Meet in
      > downtown Sharpsburg for walk of various sites affiliated with
      > Antietam's first guide. We'll work in a lunch break during this
      > tour.
      > TOUR #5: XI Corps: Meet at Burnside Bridge overlook. Tom and
      > Stephen will walk the ground east and west of the creek. With
      > two new trails (one one east side and one on west side of the
      > creek), this may actually be new ground for many of you.
      > Tom Shay._,___
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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