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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Stone mill and house

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  • Thomas Clemens
    Absentee owners were fairly common in the Shrpsburg area. Research shows that Sam Poffenberger did not own that farm at the time of the battle but was
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      "Absentee" owners were fairly common in the Shrpsburg area. Research shows that Sam Poffenberger did not own that farm at the time of the battle but was living there buying it from his father in law. Also the Nicodemus farm was not purchased by him until the srping of 1863, but he was living there. Carman, and subsequently others, had a tendenct to name things for who lived there, not whose name was on the deed.




      Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      Professor of History
      Hagerstown Community College
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