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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
      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
        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

        To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even on
        one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the Union, a
        passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from the Almighty
        God. --Anonymous
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
        To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        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
          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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