4218Re: [TalkAntietam] RE: 17th Michigan numbers
- Feb 4, 2008Bill,
I usually try to snip. But thanks for the reminder!
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill and Glenna Jo Christen" <gwjchris@...>
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
> 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.
> (PS Gerry, snip those posts)
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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