Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Richardson was son of Israel Putnam?
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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----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Recker" <recker@...>
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
>> set him on the track towards his undying fame merited at
> ...where Hancock was also sent, not to fight, but to hold the line.
- 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."