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5951Re: [TalkAntietam] Log cabin in the Sunken Road

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  • Scott D. Hann
    Nov 2, 2009
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      Tom, excellent point. In the writings of Colonel Edward Cross of the 5th New Hampshire he mentions a good number of his men were without shoes at Antietam.


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Thomas Clemens
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, November 02, 2009 9:05 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Log cabin in the Sunken Road


      And that's exactly the point Dave. Too many authors often make assumptions that the Union army was always well fed and well suplied. Reading these letters to the Battlefield Board, and many other sources too of course, it appears that this was not the case in the Maryland Campaign.

      Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      Professor of History
      Hagerstown Community College

      >>> "david lutton" <dunkerch@...> 11/02/09 7:49 PM >>>
      Tom,

      Imagine yourself on this campaign.... Hot dusty marches..Commissary wagons not keeping up or lost...I think that after a few days that Hard Tack would look pretty good!!

      David Lutton





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