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4218Re: [TalkAntietam] RE: 17th Michigan numbers

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  • G E Mayers
    Feb 4, 2008
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      I usually try to snip. But thanks for the reminder!

      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: "Bill and Glenna Jo Christen" <gwjchris@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 7:53 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] RE: 17th Michigan numbers

      > Jake and Dean,
      > Swift was there and I was not, but I would like to check
      > further as to when and from where Carman got the Swift
      > information.
      > I have some Swift material in my files, but not from the fall
      > of 1862.
      > If I was to guess about the difference, I would want to
      > confirm that all of Company A returned from Frederick by 17
      > September, the number of soldiers left behind in Washington and
      > the impact of the fighting on the 14th (perhaps some men were
      > still at Fox's Gap burying the dead or doing provost duty). If
      > Swift was relying on memory too many years after the fact, that
      > may also be a factor.
      > Bill
      > (PS Gerry, snip those posts)
      > TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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