- Thanks. I'll give that area a look.
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...> wrote:
> Looking at the chapter on the Piper Farm in "Antietam Farmsteads" it may be that there was only one family but they had 6 children with only 3 at home. After Longstreet and his staff took the Piper house, the Pipers there went "to stay with extended family along the Potomac River." pg. 82. The 1859 Taggert map shows a large Piper piece of land to the northwest of Sharpsburg on the Potomac. Plate 29 of the Official Atlas shows "S.J. Piper there." It also shows a Piper name just to the north of Sharpsburg on Landing Road as does the CC map. CC shows "S.D. Piper."
> --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Stephen Recker <recker@> wrote:
> > Was there more than one Piper family in Sharpsburg in 1862? Thanks.
> > Stephen
- Thanks Larry!
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From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:31:09
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Burnside's murky command
From Eicher,"Civil War High Commands" command assignments for this period:
IX Corps-AOP 20 July 1862 - 3 Aug. 1862; IX Corps Army of VA 3 Aug. 1862 - 3 Sept. 1862; Right Wing AOP 7 Sept. 1862 - 14 Sept. 1862; Left of the Line- AOP 14 Sept. 1862 - 19 Sept. 1862; Defenses of Harpers Ferry-AOP 13 Oct. 1862 - 26 Oct. 1862; AOP 13 Oct. 1862 - 26 Jan. 1863.
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Troy Cool <troyacool@...> wrote:
> This might be a bit much for this format�but HELP:
> Looking into, and admittedly just scratching this for the first time,�Burnside's Command�role in the AoP during the MD Campaign.� The general narrative has Burnside reverting to Corps command after the First Corps seperated on the field at Antietam.� If that's the case why in the ORs on the 8th of Oct "Brigadier General Orlando B. Willcox, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General Jacob D. Cox in command of the Ninth Army Corps." and on the 13th Burnside is "assigned to command of the Defenses of Harper's Ferry, W. Va."� Does McClellan quietly revert to using Grand Divisions after the battle or does Burnside continue to serve in an ambiguous role until he takes command of Harper's Ferry?� Will continue to investigate but looking for input.
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