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Re: [TalkAntietam] Gould Collection

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  • Tom Clemens
    Tom Shay, Carman has some material from Gould in his papers, and they corresponded with each other. I have not seen the note quoted by Krick, but then I have
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      Tom Shay,
      Carman has some material from Gould in his papers, and they corresponded with
      each other. I have not seen the note quoted by Krick, but then I have not read
      all of it yet either.
      Tom Clemens

      rotbaron@... wrote:

      > In a message dated 04/18/2002 8:52:32 PM EST, tlivesey@...
      > writes:
      > << I consulted D Scott Hartwig's 'The Battle of Antietam and the Maryland
      > Campaign of 1862: A Bibliography". Unfortunately, there is really no real
      > info that you don't already know: >>
      >
      > Greetings, Todd!
      >
      > In THE ANTIETAM CAMPGAIGN (edited by Gary Gallagher) there is an article by
      > Robert Krick on Bloody Lane. His footnote #2 on page 249 states:
      >
      > "John Gould, second only to Carman as a contemporary authority on the battle,
      > carefully paced the Bloody Lane. He calculated its length from the center of
      > the Hagerstown Pike to the bend as 1,078 feet, and the further extent to the
      > right angle turn (where the tower now stands) as 1,488 feet, or 855 yards
      > total. Gould's survey also detailed where stone fences underpinned the wooden
      > rails".
      >
      > Being compared to Carman and the likely detail of this study has created my
      > interest is this work.
      >
      > Tom Shay
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