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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Kennesaw Mountain NBP

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  • richard@rcroker.com
    However, we Atlantans are loath to say, Fort McPherson is scheduled soon to be closed. ... From: dickeyr46 To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday,
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      However, we Atlantans are loath to say, Fort McPherson is scheduled soon to be closed.
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      From: dickeyr46
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 9:05 AM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Kennesaw Mountain NBP


      Ft. McClellan was one of the training encampments mobilized for WW I.
      Two reaons have been given for the name... 1. Recognizing McClellan's
      skill at training and organizing an army and 2. Because the first
      soldiers arriving and training at the new camp were from NJ, where
      Little Mac ended his service.

      There is also Ft. McPherson in Atlanta. That goes back to 1867,
      reconstruction occupation, and honoring the most senior Union officer
      killed in the Atlanta Campaign.

      Ron Dickey

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Harry Smeltzer" <hjs21@...> wrote:
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      > Fort McClellan was in Alabama.
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