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Re: [TalkAntietam] re G B Anderson Brigade Approach to and Retreat from Fox's Gap

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  • G E Mayers
    Thanks!! Yr. Obt. Svt. G E Gerry Mayers To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even on one s mother s side, is an introduction to any
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      Thanks!!

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

      To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
      on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
      the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 11:06 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re G B Anderson Brigade Approach to
      and Retreat from Fox's Gap


      > It became Keedysville officially in 1848 when a new post office
      > was
      > established there and Maryland already had a Centreville post
      > office on
      > the eastern shore. Lee dates one of his dispatches from
      > "Centreville"
      > so he must have either used an old map, or run into a
      > traditionalist :-)
      > The turnpike led directly through town on what is now Main
      > Street.
      > Today there is a bypass which takes Rt 34 around the town,
      > thank God,
      > but you can get off it and drive right through on the old road.
      >
      >
      > Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      > Professor of History
      > Hagerstown Community College
      >
      >
      >
      >>>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 10/29/2007 8:24 AM >>>
      > Dear Tom,
      >
      > So where would the old Boonsboro Turnpike have gone through
      > Keedysville (or Centerville as I believe it was called then?)?
      >
      > Yr. Obt. Svt.
      > G E "Gerry" Mayers
      >
      > To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
      > on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      > Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction
      > from
      > the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 9:18 AM
      > Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re G B Anderson Brigade Approach to
      > and Retreat from Fox's Gap
      >
      >
      >> Yes, of course.
      >>
      >>
      >> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      >> Professor of History
      >> Hagerstown Community College
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 10/28/2007 3:41 PM >>>
      >> Dear Tom,
      >>
      >> Thanks. Re the retreat...that would have taken the brigade
      >> through your little town, would it not?
      >>
      >> Yr. Obt. Svt.
      >> G E "Gerry" Mayers
      >>
      >> To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or
      >> even
      >> on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      >> Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction
      >> from
      >> the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      >> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 9:38 AM
      >> Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] re G B Anderson Brigade Approach
      >> to
      >> and Retreat from Fox's Gap
      >>
      >>
      >>> The National Road (Alt. Rt. 40) to the Mountain House, the
      >>> Ridge Road to
      >>> Fox's Gap, and back. Then National Road to Boonsboro,
      >>> Boonsoboro-Shepherdstown Pike to Sharpsburg.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      >>> Professor of History
      >>> Hagerstown Community College
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>>>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 10/27/07 2:57 PM >>>
      >>> Gang,
      >>>
      >>> Would someone be able to tell me how G B Anderson's NC
      >>> Brigade
      >>> approached/marched to Fox's Gap from the Benevola area on the
      >>> morning of September 14, 1862 and how the Brigade retreated
      >>> from
      >>> Fox's Gap the night of September 14th, and down into
      >>> Sharpsburg?
      >>>
      >>> What I need is a good idea of what roads or trails the
      >>> Brigade
      >>> would have used.
      >>>
      >>> Thanks!!!!
      >>>
      >>> Yr. Obt. Svt.
      >>> G E "Gerry" Mayers
      >>>
      >>> To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or
      >>> even
      >>> on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in
      >>> the
      >>> Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction
      >>> from
      >>> the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >>
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      >
      >
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