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Re: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig

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  • Harry
    You can read all about it in Maurice D’Aust’s recent CWT article. From: Harry Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 2:19 PM To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
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      You can read all about it in Maurice D’Aust’s recent CWT article.

      From: Harry
      Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 2:19 PM
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig


      What time did the Federal army get possession of Catoctin?

      From: G E Mayers
      Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 2:06 PM
      To: mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig

      Ok. Fess up... what is in the telegram that proves it could not have been written at 12 noon?

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      From: mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com [mailto:mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Harry
      Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 2:03 PM
      To: mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig

      Oh, I’m sure someone said that. Of course, there is one thing in that telegram that indicates it could not have been written at 12 noon on the 13th, unless there was wishful thinking involved...

      From: G E Mayers
      Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 1:58 PM
      To: mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig

      Harry,

      We had some discussion of the 12M. time a few years back on here. Someone claimed to have seen the original letter Mac wrote to be sent via telegraph and that he wrote it at 12 noon not midnight....

      Gerry

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      From: mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com [mailto:mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Harry
      Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 1:40 PM
      To: Talk Antietam
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] To Antietam Creek - Scott Hartwig

      Hi,

      I received my copy on Friday, and right now am a little overwhelmed. I’m not sure if any campaign of the Civil War has received this kind of treatment. Really something. First thing I checked was SO 191, and really nice to see everything make sense for once, though I think he soft-pedals the time-line a bit regarding when it was found and when it got to army HQ – definitely times the Trophies telegram at 12 midnight of the 13th/14th.

      655 pages of text, 794 total. But VERY READABLE!!! Bibliography is on-line at www.mdhs.org/publications/resources.

      Harry

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