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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: New Hampshire officials want battlefield monument

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  • Brian Morris
    Dan Sickles (ok, maybe not the best character witness) once was asked if he was upset that he did not have a statue of himself at Gettysburg. He said the
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 28, 2005
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      Dan Sickles (ok, maybe not the best character witness) once was asked if he
      was upset that he did not have a statue of himself at Gettysburg. He said
      the battlefield itself was his monument.

      I still believe that you can't preserve something by building on it.

      Brian


      > I can only tell you that John Howard has a file folder of groups wanting
      > monuments, at least 15 at present, who now will have a precedent. I
      > understand your point, but do not agree with it. How many monuments are
      > at Normandy? Or is it important tot see what those brave soldiers
      > faced? Let the restored/preserved be the monument!
      > Tom Clemens
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      > Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      > Professor of History
      > Hagerstown Community College
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