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Re: [TalkAntietam] Gen. E. C. Williams?

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  • Stephen Recker
    Tom, Interesting. Thanks! Stephen
    Message 1 of 12 , Jan 12, 2007
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      Tom,

      Interesting. Thanks!

      Stephen

      On Friday, January 12, 2007, at 11:46 AM, RoteBaron@... wrote:

      > It notes that the 10th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers moved to
      > Harper's Ferry July 23 and was mustered out July 31, 1861.
      >
      > Footnote #1 references Williams as follows:
      > Organization of the 3d Brigade, Brigadier General E. C. Williams; etc
      >
    • G E Mayers
      Stephen, Are you sure he was at Antietam in 1862? There were some Union units stationed in the Sharpsburg area in mid to late 1861. Yr. Obt. Svt. G E Gerry
      Message 2 of 12 , Jan 12, 2007
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        Stephen,

        Are you sure he was at Antietam in 1862? There were some Union units
        stationed in the Sharpsburg area in mid to late 1861.

        Yr. Obt. Svt.
        G E "Gerry" Mayers

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        From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
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        Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 8:27 PM
        Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Gen. E. C. Williams?


        > Tom,
        >
        > Thanks so much. Guess this guy is pretty obscure.
        >
        > Cheers,
        > Stephen
        >
        > On Friday, January 12, 2007, at 11:08 AM, Thomas Clemens wrote:
        >
        >> There is no General E.C. Williams in Warner's Geneerals in Blue or
        >> Generals in Gray, nor in Hunt and Brown's Brevet Brigadiers in
        >> Blue.
        >> Eicher & Eicher list a Edward C. Williams of PA who was appointed
        >> BG
        >> 4/19/1861 and terminated at that rank 7/20/1861. What is odd is
        >> that he
        >> is mentioned in the OR's as in charge of gathering troops at
        >> Chambersburg in April 61, then is listed as Col. of 9th PA Cav and
        >> sent
        >> to Eastern KY & Tenn. He resigned, as a Col., in Oct. of 1862. I
        >> see
        >> not connection to Harpers Ferry, but maybe in the early months of
        >> the
        >> war he went there as part of Patterson's force.
        >> Hope this helps.
        >
        >
      • Stephen Recker
        I have no idea that he was ever in Sharpsburg. I just know that he was at Harpers Ferry at some point. Stephen
        Message 3 of 12 , Jan 12, 2007
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          I have no idea that he was ever in Sharpsburg. I just know that he was
          at Harpers Ferry at some point.

          Stephen

          On Friday, January 12, 2007, at 08:36 PM, G E Mayers wrote:

          > Are you sure he was at Antietam in 1862? There were some Union units
          > stationed in the Sharpsburg area in mid to late 1861.
          >
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