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4660Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fords: Botelers, Blackford, Packhorse

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  • Stephen Recker
    Apr 27, 2008
      I say that we all get together this summer and walk across the ford
      when it is low!?

      Stephen

      On Sunday, April 27, 2008, at 07:12 PM, eighth_conn_inf wrote:

      > Thanks Stephen,
      >
      > I know most books say that these names (and others) are all for the
      > same ford at the cement mill but at this point I remain unconvinced
      > that there is only one useable ford in the Sheperdstown area since
      > both Stuart and Hampton apparently used other fords on the 18th-19th.
      > I saw in Dennis's book that statement on page 64. As we know, when
      > the river is low, one may cross at many points but walking across is
      > different than taking horses and wagons along.
      >
      > Larry
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