Re: [TalkAntietam] The First Shot
- In a message dated 07/18/2001 10:41:44 PM EST, gerry1952@... writes:
<< small plaque or marker in the nnw corner of that part of the West Woods on
the auto tour route near by the iron howitzer that purports to say the first
shot of the Battle of Sharpsburg came from that gun (or one very much like
it) which was part of the 1st Balto. Light Arty; >>
I dont' recall seeing the marker, but thanks for the info.
As Tom Clemens also concurs with that response, it sounds good to me.
Tom Shay - Cressona, PA