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5655Re: [TalkAntietam] re Moxley Sorrel and September 16th (Night)

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  • G E Mayers
    Apr 3, 2009
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      Dean,

      I have no idea either if Priest is correct, is wrong (again!),
      etc.

      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: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 10:18 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re Moxley Sorrel and September 16th
      (Night)


      > Hi Gerry!
      >
      > The Jeff Davis Legion (and the rest of Hampton's Cavalry
      > Brigade) is
      > following McLaws up from Harpers Ferry screening the march.
      >
      > This doesn't jive with Priest and makes Sorrel's story
      > improbable.
      >
      > I'd welcome the correction if my info is wrong.
      >
      > Dean
      >
      > On Apr 3, 2009, at 9:07 AM, G E Mayers wrote:
      >
      >> 1. Where was the Jeff Davis Legion posted/encamped the night
      >> of
      >> September 16? (According to Priest, the Jeff Davis Legion was
      >> in
      >> the West Woods; he places Sorrel and the rest of Longstreet's
      >> staff in the West Woods also.)
      >
      >
      >
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      >
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