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  • Larry - There is a Hamburg Road that intersects Gambrill Park Road about 4 miles north of Route 40 in the Catoctin range. Is that the crossroads that Paula Strain refers to? Hamburg Road runs generally southeast from there and joins Yellow Springs Road northwest of Frederick. There isn't a direct route from the Hamburg Road/Gambrill Park Road intersection to Hamburg Pass on South...
    Brian Richardson Mar 1, 2009
  • Gerry - That same 0830 Carman map shows the regiments of Evans's brigade scattered between the Piper and Sherrick farms. The 18th SC was posted south of and parallel to the Piper farm lane just east of the Piper house. The 22nd SC was at the northwestern base of the hill where Mountain View Cemetery now is, and the 23rd SC was to the west of that cemetery with its right resting on...
    Brian Richardson Nov 30, 2008
  • The 1904 edition of the Carman/Cope maps show a small triangular plot with buildings in that area. It was bounded on the south by the Boonsboro Pike, the esat by the Sunken Road course, and the west by what looks like a farm lane that extends to the south to meet the Boonsboro Pike from where the Sunken Road angles to the southeast. It looks like the farm lane is bordered on both...
    Brian Richardson Nov 30, 2008
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  • Could it be looking west from the area of the Taneytown Road, perhaps between the present day Howe Ave and the Blacksmith Shop Rd? It looks like perhaps the southern flank of Big Round Top begins to ascend from the left in both images of the stereographic view. I think 6th Corps and the artillery reserve were in that general location. Brian Richardson
    Brian Richardson Jul 29, 2008
  • Hi Stephen - Just got home from seeing the new National Treasure - I know, I should have been home studying! I agree with you, it was a lot of fun, with some good shots of historic places. I happened to notice in the credits that they named the actor who played Asa Trenchard instead of using Harry Hawk's name. Wonder why? I don't suppose many people in the audience would be...
    Brian Richardson Dec 22, 2007
  • There seems to be no copyright info in the documentation that accompanies the map CD sold in the bookstore, but the maps themselves have a 1904 date. Brian Richardson --- In TalkAntietam@^$1, Joseph Pierro wrote: > > Yes, the LoC version is a bit odd. There are TWO separate scans of the Atlas on the irwebsite, but they're BOTH of the first (1904) edition of the Atlas. Why they...
    Brian Richardson Oct 29, 2007