The 71st originally was Edward Baker's regiment and was actually
titled the First California.....
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Hann" <wutheringheights@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:09 AM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Colonel Mosby in the Maryland Campaign
> Hey Brian,
> That colonel was Colonel Isaac J. Wistar of the 71st
> Pennsylvania. He was
> shot through the left shoulder, and in his autobiography tells
> a similar
> story (although it wasn't until after the war that he realized
> it was John S
> Mosby who had given him aid).
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