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Re: [TalkAntietam] 1st Delaware Infantry

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  • Michael Peters
    Stephen, Company B of the 1st Delaware was also a Zouave unit. And somewhere between Gettysburg & the Wilderness, IIRC, the regiment joined the Gibraltar
    Message 1 of 32 , Mar 20, 2008
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      Stephen,

      Company B of the 1st Delaware was also a Zouave unit. And somewhere between Gettysburg & the Wilderness, IIRC, the regiment joined the Gibraltar brigade.

      Mike Peters
      colliszouave@...

      Stephen Recker <recker@...> wrote:
      I was surprised to read, in Unfurl, that the men of Company A, the
      right company of the 1st Delaware, the right-most regiment of Weber's
      Brigade at the Sunken Road, were wearing their red Zouave pants, and
      some attributed their high losses to this fact.

      Who else were wearing red pants at Antietam?

      Stephen


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    • Michael Peters
      Stephen, Company B of the 1st Delaware was also a Zouave unit. And somewhere between Gettysburg & the Wilderness, IIRC, the regiment joined the Gibraltar
      Message 32 of 32 , Mar 20, 2008
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        Stephen,

        Company B of the 1st Delaware was also a Zouave unit. And somewhere between Gettysburg & the Wilderness, IIRC, the regiment joined the Gibraltar brigade.

        Mike Peters
        colliszouave@...

        Stephen Recker <recker@...> wrote:
        I was surprised to read, in Unfurl, that the men of Company A, the
        right company of the 1st Delaware, the right-most regiment of Weber's
        Brigade at the Sunken Road, were wearing their red Zouave pants, and
        some attributed their high losses to this fact.

        Who else were wearing red pants at Antietam?

        Stephen


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