5761Re: [TalkAntietam] re Murfin and description of Sunken Road fight
- Jun 22, 2009Dear Dean,
No, I do not have "Unfurl Those Colors". What does Vince
Armstrong mention about French's attack and any possible
secondary line in the Piper fields of Confederates?
Murfin originally published his book in 1965.
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 8:52 AM
Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re Murfin and description of Sunken
> Do you have Unfurl those Colors? Mine isn't handy at the
> moment, but
> he goes into great detail about the ins and outs of the 2nd
> attack and what it came up against.
> Remember that at the moment French struck, part of Rodes'
> Brigade had
> advanced forward of the Sunken Road in an action to seize the
> about 100 yards in front. Murfin may be describing the firing
> of the
> men in the Sunken Road over the heads of those who did advance
> they were coming back.
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