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Re: Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?

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  • barringer63
    ... Gen. Israel Putnam. Almost right, Tom. Gen. Richardson s obit in the Nov. 5, 1862 Detroit Advertiser and Tribune stated that Richardson was the son of
    Message 1 of 35 , Jan 27, 2007
      Tom Shay wrote:
      > 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."

      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.

    • Stephen Recker
      I think this is amazing. It sure isn t talked about much. Stephen
      Message 35 of 35 , Feb 1, 2007
        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."
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