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5556Re: [TalkAntietam] re Rodes brigade at Sunken Road

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  • G E Mayers
    Mar 2, 2009
      Dear Dean,

      Thank you again. So why did Longstreet order the attack by Rodes?
      Was this before the unfortunate incident with Col Lightfoot of
      the Sixth Alabama? or after it? Also, was this before the Irish
      Brigade attack?

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

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, March 02, 2009 11:01 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re Rodes brigade at Sunken Road


      > Based on the Battlefield America map, I think so. Also Carmen
      > makes a
      > point that the attack was into the 14 CT and that Tompkins'
      > Battery
      > (on the Visitor Center hill) was in a great position to rake
      > it.
      >
      >
      > On Mar 2, 2009, at 9:55 AM, G E Mayers wrote:
      >
      >> Dean,
      >>
      >> This does! Thanks! I think the ridgeline is probably the one
      >> where the CT regiment marker is?
      >
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