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5933Re: [TalkAntietam] re R H Anderson Division early morning to mornig of Sept 17

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  • G E Mayers
    Oct 29, 2009
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      Dean;

      Sometimes that is all there is to go on.

      With historical fiction you can take some liberties but I would
      prefer not to take too many with actual historical facts....

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

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dean Essig" <d.essig@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 2:47 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re R H Anderson Division early
      morning to mornig of Sept 17


      > On Oct 29, 2009, at 1:33 PM, G E Mayers wrote:
      >
      >> I think I will go with the time frame you mention as to when
      >> they
      >> advance. Would it be plausible to show the division somewhere
      >> near the Shepherdstown Road between Shepherdstown and
      >> Sharpsburg
      >> by 0700 (at the latest)?
      >
      > Seems a bit early to me... not impossibly so, that depends on
      > how
      > long it took the rear of McLaws to close up west of town.
      >
      > My gut says they were still in the act of crossing the ford at
      > that
      > point.
      >
      > But that's all guesswork.
      >
      > Dean
      >
      >
      >
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