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Re: [TalkAntietam] 9th NY & 8th CT

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  • Dave
    Matt, here is the link to Trail s dissertation, from Larry s post #5874 (it is a direct download link):
    Message 1 of 13 , Nov 23, 2009
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      Matt, here is the link to Trail's dissertation, from Larry's post #5874
      (it is a direct download link):

      http://www.lib.umd.edu/drum/bitstream/1903/2353/1/umi-umd-2211.pdf

      I think it will answer a lot of questions, it sure did for me.

      Dave McGowan


      Matt Reardon wrote:
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      >
      > Thanks everyone.
      >
      > I have tried to contact the NPS, never got a response back. I also
      > went to Post #5938, linked there was a book about the US Signal Corps.
      >
      > My next question probably won't have an answer. Why does the NPS
      > continue to tell people that the 9th NY advanced the farthest at that
      > point when we all know they didn't? And why do they get their
      > monument on the park guide map?
      >
      > Why is one units monument better than any of the others?
      >
      > Just a little side note. My interest in these monuments stems from my
      > relation with the 8th Connecticut. It was my g-g-g grandfathers first
      > battle. He served in Co. G.
      >
      > Thanks again,
      > Matt
      >
      > --- On Sun, 11/22/09, G E Mayers <gerry1952@...
      > <mailto:gerry1952%40verizon.net>> wrote:
      >
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