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933Re: [TalkAntietam] Reenactment of Antietam

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  • NJ Rebel
    Sep 10, 2002

      Compared to folks like Brian Pohanka of the CWDG and others, I am
      still very green behind the ears. Although I do think I could
      probably hold my own in a discussion of Antietam with him! (LOL)

      I am very humbled by your compliment, sir; thank you!

      BTW, glad to see you have joined the SHAF...a really great
      organization...support it if you can not volunteer at a field day
      by buying one of the great t shirts SHAF has at the bookstore at
      the Antietam VC. (I have one too!)

      Your humble servant,
      Gerry Mayers
      Pvt., CS Signals,
      Longstreet's Corps

      A Proud American by Birth, Southern by Choice!

      "I know of no fitter resting-place for a soldier than the field
      on which he has nobly laid down his life." --General Robert
      Edward Lee

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "John Furey" <antietam@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 10:59 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Reenactment of Antietam

      > Gerry
      > Don't be so modest. You are knowledgeable of the CW and one of
      the big
      > reasons of reinactments is to educiate the public. You do this
      by talking,
      > not firing.
      > I once gave a lecture at Marist College on the Battle of
      Antietam. I'm no Tom
      > Clemans, but the students and public thanked me not for the
      lecture per say,
      > but what they never knew about The CW in general and the
      battle in
      > particular.
      > Guys like you do this each time you go out on the field. Pat
      yourself on the
      > back, you are a credit to all us buffs.
      > John
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