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6759Re: 72nd PA Official Report for Antietam?

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  • ScottH
    Apr 8, 2012
      Larry,

      On second thought that might be useful. I'm looking at their casualties for Antietam and it looks like Company I was especially hard hit.

      Scott

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Scott D Hann <sdhann@...> wrote:
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      > Larry, thanks very much for checking.
      >
      > On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 5:49 AM, Larry Freiheit <eighth_conn_inf@...>wrote:
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      > > Scott,
      > >
      > > I found nothing in the OR Supplement pertaining to the 72nd PA or Cook
      > > related to Antietam. I can give you the record of events for Co. I for that
      > > period but like the other companies nothing noteworthy.
      > >
      > > Larry
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________
      > > From: Scott D Hann <sdhann@...>
      > > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Sunday, April 8, 2012 1:20 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] 72nd PA Official Report for Antietam?
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      > > Tom, thanks for the response. Anything to do with Captain Henry A.
      > > Cook of Company I would be much appreciated. Later in the war, he
      > > commanded the 72nd, and might have participated in veterans
      > > organizations. That part of his life is kind of fuzzy. Scott
      > >
      > > On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 9:09 PM, Thomas G. Clemens
      > > <tgclemens@...> wrote:
      > > > Scott,
      > > > Does it have to be published information? Several people from the 72nd
      > > wrote letters to the Battlefield Board. Would you be interested in that?
      > > > Tom Clemens
      > > > ________________________________
      > > > From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com [TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com] on
      > > behalf of ScottH [sdhann@...]
      > > > Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2012 10:26 PM
      > > > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: [TalkAntietam] 72nd PA Official Report for Antietam?
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      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I'm well aware that there was one report written for the entire
      > > Philadelphia Brigade, but am wondering if Colonel DeWitt C. Baxter of the
      > > 72nd PA might have written one for the regiment which wasn't published in
      > > the Official Records. Around 15 years ago, Broadfoot published a supplement
      > > to the O. R.s which included such previously unpublished reports, but there
      > > weren't many for Antietam. I recall there being one for the 10th Maine and
      > > another for the 19th Indiana. If any of our members have a copy of these
      > > books would you mind checking for me? I've searched a few Philadelphia
      > > papers from the period, and don't see one published. It's a long shot, but
      > > any published information about the 72nd PA at Antietam would be useful.
      > > Thanks very much, and Happy Easter to all members of the group, Scott
      > > >
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