Re: Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?
- Tom Shay wrote:
>page 106 (note 1084):
> In his book "Antietam Revealed", Dennis Frye states the following on
>Gen. Israel Putnam."
> General Israel Bush Richardson "was the son of Revolutionary War
Almost right, Tom. Gen. Richardson's obit in the Nov. 5,
1862 "Detroit Advertiser and Tribune" stated that Richardson was the
son of Israel Putnam Richardson and Susan Holmes Richardson. Other
sources say that General Richardson was a descendant of the AmRev war
general Israel Putnam.
- 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."