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4726Re: [TalkAntietam] Beaver Creek

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  • RoteBaron
    May 26, 2008
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      Stephen likely is referring to Beaver Creek that runs north of Boonsboro and empties into Antietam Creek. Rebels considered it as a potential defensive position once Mac began moving upon Turner's Gap. Ol' Pete would have crossed it en route from Boonsboro to Hagerstown, then re-crossed it in hurrying to the defense of South Mtn.

      Tom Shay

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      From: G E Mayers
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 7:15 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Beaver Creek


      Do you mean Beaver Dam Creek? Seven Days Battles? A time frame
      would be helpful?

      Yr. Obt. Svt.
      G E "Gerry" Mayers

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 9:35 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Beaver Creek

      > Where did Longstreet cross Beaver Creek? Is there a historical
      > marker
      > or landmark? Thanks.
      > Stephen

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