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  • Thomas Clemens
    How about When Valor Is Not Enough Thomas G. Clemens D.A. Professor of History Hagerstown Community College
    Message 1 of 9 , May 6, 2005
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      How about "When Valor Is Not Enough"

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


      >>> richard@... 05/06/05 9:32 AM >>>
    • Brian Morris
      Ok, here s a few Of Glory and Valor The worst place in the world For freedom not glory For duty and freedom For duty, For freedom Not for Glory
      Message 2 of 9 , May 6, 2005
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        Ok, here's a few

        "Of Glory and Valor"
        "The worst place in the world"
        "For freedom not glory"
        "For duty and freedom"
        "For duty, For freedom"
        "Not for Glory"


        Brian


        > Okay -- the manuscript has been sitting on my editor's desk for almost a
        > year -- collecting dust. And NOW he tells me they don't like the title
        and
        > he needs a new one ASAP.
        > First -- it's "history as fiction." Secondly -- it's about
        Fredericksburg.
        > And thirdly -- they want it to have some sort of (now get this) positive
        > connotation. The old title was "A Place Worse than Hell" (which actually
        > refers not to the battlefield, but to the White House, but be that as it
        > may...) I've told them that, much like Henry Villard, I have nothing
        > positive to report on Fredericksburg, but they want something about
        Freedom
        > or Glory or Valor. It shouldn't be hard, but I'm beating my head against
        a
        > wall (so to speak) trying to come up with something. Any ideas??????
        > BTW -- as in "To Make Men Free," the Emancipation Proclamation plays a
        > pivitol role.
        >
        > Richard Croker
        > www.rcroker.com
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        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "Brian Downey" <bdowney@...>
        > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2005 5:20 PM
        > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Stuart Horse Artillery Organization?
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        > > warning: minutae ahead.
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        > > I see that a new book about James Breathed
        > > (http://www.savasbeatie.com/Breathed.html) is due out from David
        > > Bridges about the end of May. Breathed was a Confederate artillerist
        > > of high reputation, and I'm beginning to think he commanded a battery
        > > at Sharpsburg. I and the OR (see
        > > http://aotw.org/officers.php?unit_id=200 and OR Vol IX Part 1 - Ser
        > > #19, pg. 810.) may have missed him.
        > >
        > > Robert H. Moore II, author in the Va Regimental History series, says
        > > that what I've been referring to as Pelham's Battery was split into
        > > two batteries in August 1862 and Breathed commanded the First of them
        > > (see http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/1850/shabattalion.html).
        > >
        > > So here's how I think Stuart's (Pelham's) arty organization may have
        > > looked in September 1862:
        > >
        > > Stuart's Horse Artillery
        > > (Capt/Maj John Pelham)
        > >
        > > 1st Battery, Stuart's Horse Art'y
        > > (Capt James Breathed)
        > >
        > > 2nd Battery, Stuart's Horse Art'y
        > > (Capt Mathias W. Henry)
        > >
        > > ... these two batteries possibly dividing (how?) the guns of the
        > > former Pelham's Battery, vis:
        > > 2 Napoleon
        > > 2 3-in. Ordnance Rifle
        > > 5 Artillery of Unknown Type(s)
        > >
        > > Washington (SC) Battery
        > > (Capt James F. Hart)
        > > 4 Blakely
        > >
        > > Chew's Battery/Ashby Artillery
        > > (Capt Preston Chew)
        > > 1 Blakely
        > > 1 12-lb. Howitzer
        > > 2 3-in. Ordnance Rifle (maybe 3)
        > >
        > > [Gun numbers and types from Johnson & Anderson's "Artillery Hell"]
        > >
        > > Hart's and Chew's attached for command purposes. Batteries later
        > > assigned to Gen Stuart operationally during the day included Poague's,
        > > Pegram's, and Carrington's, and maybe others.
        > >
        > > *******
        > >
        > > Comments? Am I out to lunch? Have I got this right? Good ideas for
        > > places to look to verify?
        > >
        > >
        > > Thanks,
        > > Brian
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      • richard@rcroker.com
        Tom!!!!!!! That s what they re looking for. I ll run it by em. Richard ... From: Thomas Clemens To:
        Message 3 of 9 , May 6, 2005
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          Tom!!!!!!!

          That's what they're looking for. I'll run it by 'em.

          Richard
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          From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
          To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: Friday, May 06, 2005 11:25 AM
          Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Help me Title my BOOK!


          > How about "When Valor Is Not Enough"
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          > Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
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