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  • G E Mayers
    Oct 4, 2008

      I did not know you could download the Carman Copes maps! Where
      can you find them online to download?

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

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      the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 12:59 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Carman

      > I'd go with Murfin, but as you don't think it is detailed
      > enough,
      > Camen is _the_ source for detail. Just have some good maps
      > handy,
      > like the downloadable Carmen Cope maps to follow visually.
      > Dean
      > On Oct 4, 2008, at 11:55 AM, Dave wrote:
      >> Ok, then, can it be said by most that Priest is, in some
      >> cases,
      >> unreliable as a guide to the tactical movements of the battle
      >> itself?
      >> How then does a newbie to studying this battle go about
      >> tracing
      >> movements of brigades (and in some cases regiments) so that I
      >> can get
      >> them into my head? I mean, is there a reliable work, like
      >> Pfanz for
      >> Gettysburg, that spends a lot of time on actual battle
      >> movements?
      >> Harsh, Murfin, Sears et.al. don't seem (to me) to offer the
      >> kind of
      >> detail that Priest does. The campaign I have a grasp on, it's
      >> the
      >> battle itself that is foggy.
      >> That's also why I've been asking about the value of Carman.
      >> Or, maybe I just need a battlefield guide for 3 hours in a few
      >> weeks?
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