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Re: [TalkAntietam] Help me Title my BOOK!

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  • 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 1 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 2 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.
        > Professor of History
        > Hagerstown Community College
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