4758Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain
- Jun 11, 2008Larry;
My wife and I renewed our vows as a CW wedding locally.... It was
tough but we managed....
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: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:36 AM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain
When we had our CW wedding in the Dahlgren Chapel in October a
years ago it was delightful; I can't imagine wearing that
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
> That same day, I was in a Civil War wedding and I suffered in
> 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
> the Almighty God. --Anonymous
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:04 AM
> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Fire on the Mountain
> Thanks for the pictures. We did not attend mainly due to the
> Tom and the reenactors must have suffered in their woolen
> Larry F.
> --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Steve" <myness@> wrote:
> > I just posted a few pictures to my blog at
> > http://cwbattlefields.blogspot.com from the Fire on the
> > Mountain
> > held at Fox's Gap last weekend. The rebels had four
> > Napoleons
> > where Bondurant's battery fought at the gap, and a Federal
> > section
> > deployed about 600 yards away for simulated counterbattery
> > fire.
> > I'll try to post a few more within the next day or so. Being
> > a
> > absent-minded, I did not ask what groups of reenactors
> > participated
> > the event - does anyone know?
> > My wife even enjoyed the event. At one point, a gunnery
> > sergeant
> > cussed his crew for cutting the fuse to the wrong range. We
> > both
> > thought this was funny. The reenactors did a great job, and
> > I
> > perhaps 30-40 spectators braved the heat to attend. Not bad
> > for a
> > remote site.
> > We noticed a few trees down in this area as well. Sorry to
> > hear
> > the damage in and around Sharpsburg, but happy to hear no one
> > was
> > injured.
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