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RE: [TalkAntietam] Maramede House on the National Road

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  • Jeff Beckner (PWC Magazine)
    Is that where he sat on his horse next to the road, dramatically pointing towards the mountain? ... From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 17, 2006
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      Is that where he sat on his horse next to the road, dramatically
      pointing towards the mountain?

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      From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com [mailto:TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com]
      On Behalf Of Tom Shay
      Sent: Friday, April 14, 2006 10:27 PM
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Maramede House on the National Road

      From Blue & Gray Vol XXI Issue 6 (the Iron Brigade issue)...

      "Marameade" was Maj. Gen George B McClellan's headquarters during the
      Battle of South Mountain, and on the grounds of this estate was placed
      the heavier artillery to support the attack.

      Tom Shay

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      From: "jeffcowvplanning" <jeffcowvplanning@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, April 14, 2006 10:57 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Maramede House on the National Road


      > Since we are talking about houses...perhaps someone can direct me to
      > the Civil War significance of Maramede or Marameade....located on the
      > south side of US Alt. 40 between Middletown and South Mountain.
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      > It has a sign out front saying Circa 1790, but it has a late 19th
      > Century mansard roof on it.
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      > I thought I had heard that Meade used this as his headquarters in Mid
      > July, 1863 on the way through from Gettysburg. I don't think that
      > McClellan's HQ was there...according to what I can find, he was on a
      > farm just west of the crossroads called "Bolivar". Marameade is east
      > of Bolivar, on the way back to Middletown.
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      > I did a web search and found nothing.
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      > Any help on this one?
      >
      > Thanks.
      > Steve Bockmiller
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