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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Coffer Dam on the Antietam Creek

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  • G E Mayers
    Steve, I did read somewhere about the Creek having a coffer dam at one point which was subsequently taken out. Do not recall if it was before the battle or
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 28, 2010
      Steve,

      I did read somewhere about the Creek having a coffer dam at one point which was subsequently taken out. Do not recall if it was before the battle or some time afterwards.

      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: "s_recker" <recker@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2010 2:05 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Coffer Dam on the Antietam Creek


      > No, the AIW dam is huge, but the Coffer Dam, or cofferdam (?) is much smaller. Good guess, though.
      >
      > Stephen
      >
      >
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> Steve,
      >>
      >> Would that not also be the same as the dam for the old Antietam Iron Works?
      >>
      >> 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: "s_recker" <recker@...>
      >> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2010 12:17 PM
      >> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Coffer Dam on the Antietam Creek
      >>
      >>
      >> > Where is it? Thanks.
      >> >
      >> > Stephen
      >> >
      >> >
      >>
      >
      >
      >
    • s_recker
      The picture I have is ca. 1890. If you think of the cite please let me know. Thanks. Stephen
      Message 2 of 5 , Feb 28, 2010
        The picture I have is ca. 1890. If you think of the cite please let me know. Thanks.

        Stephen

        --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...> wrote:
        >
        > Steve,
        >
        > I did read somewhere about the Creek having a coffer dam at one point which was subsequently taken out. Do not recall if it was before the battle or some time afterwards.
        >
        > 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: "s_recker" <recker@...>
        > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2010 2:05 PM
        > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Coffer Dam on the Antietam Creek
        >
        >
        > > No, the AIW dam is huge, but the Coffer Dam, or cofferdam (?) is much smaller. Good guess, though.
        > >
        > > Stephen
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@> wrote:
        > >>
        > >> Steve,
        > >>
        > >> Would that not also be the same as the dam for the old Antietam Iron Works?
        > >>
        > >> 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: "s_recker" <recker@>
        > >> To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
        > >> Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2010 12:17 PM
        > >> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Coffer Dam on the Antietam Creek
        > >>
        > >>
        > >> > Where is it? Thanks.
        > >> >
        > >> > Stephen
        > >> >
        > >> >
        > >>
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
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