Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?
- In his book "Antietam Revealed", Dennis Frye states the following on page 106 (note 1084):
General Israel Bush Richardson "was the son of Revolutionary War Gen. Israel Putnam."
I am in serious doubt of this being true. Any others concur? Perhaps a grandson?
I find this book to be full of interesting factoids, but continue to spot a troubling number of errors.
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- I think this is amazing. It sure isn't talked about much.
On Thursday, February 1, 2007, at 08:54 PM, Tom Shay wrote:
> Harsh explains the westward movements of I Corps on page 351. Here are
> two excerpts pertaining to this topic:
> "....Meade turned left into the open country, but the contours of the
> ground carried him southwest, rather than south, and the lead brigade
> under Truman Seymour eventually struck the Smoketown Road".
> "Instead of turning left and filling the interval to the creek,
> Doubleday's division continued westward."