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5281Re: [TalkAntietam] re Sorrel's wounding at Antietam and "Battery Longstreet"

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  • G E Mayers
    Jan 9 9:20 AM
      Dean,

      Thanks! I knew Battery Longstreet was after the Federals cracked
      through the Sunken Road, but was trying to figure out the Cooke
      counter attack timing.

      If you have Priest's Antietam book, if you look on page 198,
      which sparked my question. Also, I think there is a most glaring
      error there as well re General Lee. From everything I have read,
      Lee could barely ride Traveller, let alone gallop with him....

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

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Cc: "CWDG" <cwdg@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 12:10 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re Sorrel's wounding at Antietam and
      "Battery Longstreet"


      > Gerry,
      >
      > Battery Longstreet happened after the Sunken Road was taken,
      > and well
      > after Cooke's Charge.
      >
      > Assuming, Moxley say Cooke (27 NC) before the charge, then that
      > occurred before the battery business.
      >
      > Dean
      >
      > On Jan 9, 2009, at 10:57 AM, G E Mayers wrote:
      >
      >> Gang,
      >>
      >> Was Moxley Sorrel's wounding at Sharpsburg, when he went to
      >> speak
      >> to the commander of the 27th ARK (IIRC) on Longstreet's
      >> behalf,
      >> "before" or "after" the Battery Longstreet incident?
      >>
      >> BTW Priest seems to indicate in his Antietam book that
      >> Longstreet
      >> and some of the staff also supported Cooke's attack against
      >> the
      >> right flank of the Federal assault on the Sunken Road later in
      >> the action, and then the famed "Battery Longstreet" incident
      >> occurred afterwards? I do not have Priest's book handy here
      >> but
      >> if someone needs the page reference, I could probably find it.
      >>
      >> Thanks!
      >>
      >> 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
      >>
      >>
      >>
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