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  • I’ve had the privilege of walking that ground many times during the anniversary hikes. Gary Adelman posted a great summary of the action on that part of the battlefield using an a erial approach to show troop movements. See his video at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Adelmans-Civil-War-Page/178968718823848 Tom Shay From: mailto:TalkAntietam@^$1 Sent: Thursday, April 02...
    RoteBaron Apr 3
  • The Civil War Trust has initiated an effort to purchase the property at Antietam just south of the Cornfield (known as the Wilson farm). Dennis Frye has called it "the bloodiest ground of the bloodiest day in American history." Get more info at: http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/antietam/antietam-2015/ Tom Shay - Cressona, PA
    RoteBaron@... Apr 1
  • Link to article “Town Near Antietam Finally Ready To Join Tourism Program”: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/03/06/town-near-antietam-finally-ready-to-join-tourism-program/ Posted by: Tom Shay – Cressona, PA
    RoteBaron Mar 13
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  • Per NPS.......due to the weather forecast, the Annual Memorial Illumination that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed to Saturday December 13th. Tom Shay
    RoteBaron Dec 4, 2014
  • On the Sept 17, 2014 anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, Scott Hartwig spoke at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, PA. His talk was entitled “To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of 1862" (same title as his book) and can be viewed online now at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AmfTm0uQFM Tom Shay
    RoteBaron Nov 26, 2014
  • I spent Antietam’s 152nd anniversary on 09-17-2014 hiking the battlefield with the NPS rangers. Among the interesting items mentioned during the tours, it was noted that the story about W illiam Roulette bursting from his sheltering cellar to cheer on the Union troops is false. From what I recall, a recent letter was provided to the NPS in which Roulette refers to his returning...
    RoteBaron Sep 20, 2014
  • While not containing much post-battle info, I recommend “Antietam Farmsteads - A Guide to the Battlefield Landscapes” by Kevin Walker as a superb source of info on the farms (Miller, Otto, Roulette, etc). Tom Shay From: mailto:TalkAntietam@^$1 Sent: Friday, July 18, 2014 4:10 PM To: TalkAntietam@^$2 Subject: [TalkAntietam] Civilians in the Post-Battle Months Dear all, Does...
    RoteBaron Jul 18, 2014
  • It is generally considered that Crook’s attack against the bridge was badly misdirected and ended up reaching the creek a couple hundred yards upstream, instead of attacking it directly as planned. However, I listened to a talk by Dennis Frye in which he proposed that Crook went exactly where he wanted to; as he was protecting the right flank of Burnside’s attack. Any thoughts...
    RoteBaron Apr 18, 2014
  • Antietam NPS has created a web page for updates on the Burnside bridge repairs: http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/burnside-bridge-repair.htm Tom Shay
    RoteBaron Apr 1, 2014
  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 - CWPT Park Day & Potomac Watershed Cleanup Day Sunday, April 6, 2014 - Guided hike of Sunken Road. (1 PM to 3 PM) Sunday, April 20, 2014 - Guided hike around Burnside Bridge section of battlefield. (1 PM to 3 PM) Saturday, April 26, 2014 - National Junior Ranger Day at Antietam Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Guided hike of the Final Attack (1 PM to 3 PM) FYI...
    RoteBaron Apr 1, 2014