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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?

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  • G E Mayers
    Stephen, That may be... but Winnie Boy did want to continue the momentum Richardson had won at such cost...... Yr. Obt. Svt. G E Gerry Mayers To Be A
    Message 1 of 35 , Jan 31, 2007
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      Stephen,

      That may be... but Winnie Boy did want to continue the momentum
      Richardson had won at such cost......

      Yr. Obt. Svt.
      G E "Gerry" Mayers

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      From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 9:34 AM
      Subject: 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
      >> 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.
      >>
      > ...where Hancock was also sent, not to fight, but to hold the line.
      >
      > Stephen
      >
      >
    • Stephen Recker
      I think this is amazing. It sure isn t talked about much. Stephen
      Message 35 of 35 , Feb 1 6:04 PM
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        I think this is amazing. It sure isn't talked about much.

        Stephen

        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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