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Re: Dovenberger Mill

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  • eighth_conn_inf
    Or even after the SHAF workday this Sat. Larry
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 9, 2011
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      Or even after the SHAF workday this Sat.

      Larry

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Larry Freiheit <eighth_conn_inf@...> wrote:
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      > Thanks Tom,
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      > I will go there on my 26 March HF escape drive and check that area.
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      > From: Thomas G. Clemens <tgclemens@...>
      > To: "TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com" <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tue, March 8, 2011 10:01:31 PM
      > Subject: RE: [TalkAntietam] Dovenberger Mill
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      > Larry,
      > As you probably know, the stream flows down into the Potomac along the Taylor's
      > Landing road, or whatever that road is that leads from the Mondell intersection
      > down to the canal.  I believe the mill was along this run, probably down by the
      > canal.  Alternatively, there is a structure farther up the slope which looks
      > like it might have been a mill.  Will try to look at it in the next couple days.
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      > From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com [TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com] on behalf of
      > eighth_conn_inf [eighth_conn_inf@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:53 PM
      > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Dovenberger Mill
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      > Does anyone know off the top of his head the location of the Dovenberger Mill at
      > Mercersville? Tischler mentions in his Harpers Ferry book (pp. 146, 184) that
      > the mill may have been the one the column passed and where it skirmished with
      > some Rebels.
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      > The Taggart Map only shows one Dovenberger near Mercersville but a few
      > "Dovenbargers." The waterpowered mill must have been near a stream unless it got
      > water from the Potomac but there is no stream shown on the map on Dovenberger's
      > land.
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      > Larry
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