Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?
- On Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at 08:30 AM, G E Mayers wrote:
> You are absolutely correct. And if you really want to know, that...where Hancock was also sent, not to fight, but to hold the line.
> action by Mac to place Winnie Boy in command of Richardson's division
> set him on the track towards his undying fame merited at Gettysburg.
- 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."