5125Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Carman
- Oct 4, 2008Dean,
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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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
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
> Camen is _the_ source for detail. Just have some good maps
> like the downloadable Carmen Cope maps to follow visually.
> On Oct 4, 2008, at 11:55 AM, Dave wrote:
>> Ok, then, can it be said by most that Priest is, in some
>> unreliable as a guide to the tactical movements of the battle
>> How then does a newbie to studying this battle go about
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
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