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Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument

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  • G E Mayers
    Kind of hard to tell from the poor shot of the monument. You can see where the tire marks are but if the driver hit a mailbox first, the one that was filmed
    Message 1 of 12 , Oct 18, 2009
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      Kind of hard to tell from the poor shot of the monument. You can
      see where the tire marks are but if the driver hit a mailbox
      first, the one that was filmed could not be the one that was hit.

      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: "RoteBaron" <RoteBaron@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 8:42 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument


      > There is a short video report of the accident at:
      > http://your4state.com/content/video/?cid=84122
      >
      > Based on what I see, that looks like the Army of Northern
      > Virginia Monument, which is near Piper Lane. It commemorates Lt
      > Chamberlaine and others who manned an abandoned gun on that
      > spot.
      >
      > Tom Shay
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: eighth_conn_inf
      > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 7:03 PM
      > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument
      >
      >
      > Just read that a car hit a monument today near the
      > Sharpsburg Pike and then a stone wall.
      >
      > Any news on the monument? The driver did not do well.
      >
      > Larry
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    • G E Mayers
      Well, since it is Federal installation, I would imagine FBI would get involved as well as armed personnel of NPS. Tom C, what is your take on this? Yr. Obt.
      Message 2 of 12 , Oct 18, 2009
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        Well, since it is Federal installation, I would imagine FBI would
        get involved as well as armed personnel of NPS. Tom C, what is
        your take on this?

        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: "Dave" <gewehr@...>
        To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 8:52 PM
        Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument


        > How do they handle a fatality like that on NPS land?
        >
        > Dave McGowan
        >
        > RoteBaron wrote:
        >>
        >>
        >> There is a short video report of the accident at:
        >> http://your4state.com/content/video/?cid=84122
        >> <http://your4state.com/content/video/?cid=84122>
        >>
        >> Based on what I see, that looks like the Army of Northern
        >> Virginia
        >> Monument, which is near Piper Lane. It commemorates Lt
        >> Chamberlaine
        >> and others who manned an abandoned gun on that spot.
        >>
        >> Tom Shay
        >>
        >> ----- Original Message -----
        >> From: eighth_conn_inf
        >> To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
        >> <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
        >> Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 7:03 PM
        >> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument
        >>
        >> Just read that a car hit a monument today near the Sharpsburg
        >> Pike and
        >> then a stone wall.
        >>
        >> Any news on the monument? The driver did not do well.
        >>
        >> Larry
        >>
        >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >>
        >>
        >
        >
      • Thomas Clemens
        It is a traffic accident on a a state road. It was handled by the local ambulance company, I think Boonsboro Ambulance also went as we heard sirens about that
        Message 3 of 12 , Oct 19, 2009
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          It is a traffic accident on a a state road. It was handled by the local ambulance company, I think Boonsboro Ambulance also went as we heard sirens about that time while we were in church. No need for FBI or any feds to handle a traffic accident. The fellow killed was the father of one f our neighbors. He was elderly and I suspect either had a seizure or some medical problem which caused him to lose control of the car. Speed limit there is 40, but maybe he was going a bit faster.

          Dr. Thomas G. Clemens
          Professor of History
          Hagerstown Community College




          >>> "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> 10/18/2009 7:59 PM >>>

          Well, since it is Federal installation, I would imagine FBI would
          get involved as well as armed personnel of NPS. Tom C, what is
          your take on this?

          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: "Dave" <gewehr@...>
          To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 8:52 PM
          Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument

          > How do they handle a fatality like that on NPS land?
          >
          > Dave McGowan
          >
          > RoteBaron wrote:
          >>
          >>
          >> There is a short video report of the accident at:
          >> http://your4state.com/content/video/?cid=84122
          >> <http://your4state.com/content/video/?cid=84122>
          >>
          >> Based on what I see, that looks like the Army of Northern
          >> Virginia
          >> Monument, which is near Piper Lane. It commemorates Lt
          >> Chamberlaine
          >> and others who manned an abandoned gun on that spot.
          >>
          >> Tom Shay
          >>
          >> ----- Original Message -----
          >> From: eighth_conn_inf
          >> To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
          >> <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
          >> Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 7:03 PM
          >> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument
          >>
          >> Just read that a car hit a monument today near the Sharpsburg
          >> Pike and
          >> then a stone wall.
          >>
          >> Any news on the monument? The driver did not do well.
          >>
          >> Larry
          >>
          >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          >>
          >>
          >
          >




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        • Dean Essig
          Tom, Saw the videotape, but have you seen the damaged monument in person... is it readily salvageable? Obviously, the driver is not, here s hoping the
          Message 4 of 12 , Oct 19, 2009
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            Tom,

            Saw the videotape, but have you seen the damaged monument in
            person... is it readily salvageable?

            Obviously, the driver is not, here's hoping the passenger comes through.

            Dean
          • Matt B
            Looks like the monument bewteen the entrance to Bloody Lane and the Piper Farm road.  It s just after you top the hill coming up from Sharpsburg on the right
            Message 5 of 12 , Oct 19, 2009
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              Looks like the monument bewteen the entrance to Bloody Lane and the Piper Farm road.  It's just after you top the hill coming up from Sharpsburg on the right hand side, about 1/4 mile or so before the main entrance to the park.  I agree, he would have been flying if he moved that chunk of granite that far off its base.  It's a wonder it didn't tear a hole in the wall.

              --- On Sun, 10/18/09, G E Mayers <gerry1952@...> wrote:


              From: G E Mayers <gerry1952@...>
              Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument
              To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
              Date: Sunday, October 18, 2009, 8:59 PM


               



              Well, since it is Federal installation, I would imagine FBI would
              get involved as well as armed personnel of NPS. Tom C, what is
              your take on this?

              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: "Dave" <gewehr@cinci. rr.com>
              To: <TalkAntietam@ yahoogroups. com>
              Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 8:52 PM
              Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument

              > How do they handle a fatality like that on NPS land?
              >
              > Dave McGowan
              >
              > RoteBaron wrote:
              >>
              >>
              >> There is a short video report of the accident at:
              >> http://your4state. com/content/ video/?cid= 84122
              >> <http://your4state. com/content/ video/?cid= 84122>
              >>
              >> Based on what I see, that looks like the Army of Northern
              >> Virginia
              >> Monument, which is near Piper Lane. It commemorates Lt
              >> Chamberlaine
              >> and others who manned an abandoned gun on that spot.
              >>
              >> Tom Shay
              >>
              >> ----- Original Message -----
              >> From: eighth_conn_ inf
              >> To: TalkAntietam@ yahoogroups. com
              >> <mailto:TalkAntieta m%40yahoogroups. com>
              >> Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2009 7:03 PM
              >> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Auto v. Antietam Monument
              >>
              >> Just read that a car hit a monument today near the Sharpsburg
              >> Pike and
              >> then a stone wall.
              >>
              >> Any news on the monument? The driver did not do well.
              >>
              >> Larry
              >>
              >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
              >>
              >>
              >
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            • Thomas Clemens
              I don t know, maybe I ll ride home that way and look, was too late to do so this morning. Usually there is little $ to replace such things but maybe insurance
              Message 6 of 12 , Oct 19, 2009
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                I don't know, maybe I'll ride home that way and look, was too late to do so this morning. Usually there is little $ to replace such things but maybe insurance coverage, etc. can replace it. It honors Lt. Chamberlayne (6th VA, I think) and some infantryman who fired a cannon at Second Corps advance from the Sunken Road. It appeared mysteriously one day in the early 1900's, and that's all I remember without looking it up.



                >>> Dean Essig <d.essig@...> 10/19/2009 7:59 AM >>>

                Tom,

                Saw the videotape, but have you seen the damaged monument in
                person... is it readily salvageable?

                Obviously, the driver is not, here's hoping the passenger comes through.

                Dean




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