Re: [TalkAntietam] Gould Collection
- 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.
> In a message dated 04/18/2002 8:52:32 PM EST, tlivesey@...
> << 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
> Being compared to Carman and the likely detail of this study has created my
> interest is this work.
> Tom Shay
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