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  • A wonderful tribute, Tom, thank you for sharing your experiences with Dr. Harsh with us. He will be missed. Dean On Sep 15, 2010, at 7:17 AM, RoteBaron@^$1 wrote: > > > Washington Post's obit for Joe: > http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx? > n=joseph-lee-harshÏ€d=145358809 > > Tom Clemens wrote a nice tribute to Joe at: > http://marylandcampaign.com/2010...
    Dean Essig Sep 15, 2010
  • On Feb 12, 2010, at 7:49 AM, Thomas Clemens wrote: > Did you ever get an answer to Cadmus Wilcox's absence duringthe MD > Campaign? Yes, as far as I can determine (or was told to me, I don't recall which), he may have been present, but just too ill to command. I still need to find out if the rest of Barnes' Bde of 1/5 crossed the Middle Bridge along with the 18 Mass on the morning...
    Dean Essig Feb 12, 2010
  • On Feb 12, 2010, at 7:49 AM, Thomas Clemens wrote: > Did you ever get an answer to Cadmus Wilcox's absence duringthe MD > Campaign? Yes, as far as I can determine (or was told to me, I don't recall which), he may have been present, but just too ill to command. I still need to find out if the rest of Barnes' Bde of 1/5 crossed the Middle Bridge along with the 18 Mass on the morning...
    Dean Essig Feb 12, 2010
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  • Hi Gerry! My Jerry and I tried to find the spot. It is decidedly not there anymore, and we couldn't find a spot north of the field that seemed "right". Dean On Feb 7, 2010, at 11:53 AM, G E Mayers wrote: > Does the church, etc. still exist today? If not, what happened to > the buildings and grounds? [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Dean Essig Feb 7, 2010
  • Hi Guys! One last thread to figure out. On the morning of the 18th (no typo), Morell's division was sent in support of 9th Corps with specific instructions to "not cross the creek". In spite of that, one brigade was sent across. While it is fuzzy exactly who, my best guess is 1/1/5 under Barnes. Furthermore, at least one regiment (18 Mass from Barnes' Brigade) reports being sent...
    Dean Essig Jan 19, 2010
  • On Jan 2, 2010, at 7:05 PM, Thomas Clemens wrote: > Those five cavalry brigades, as Larry F can tell you, are a joke. By trail and error (using the Supplemental OR) I came to the same conclusion. Once cut down to the units available and less the ones being used as provost, you end up with essentially one brigade under Pleasonton. It is shown that way in my game. I think the OR...
    Dean Essig Jan 2, 2010
  • On Jan 2, 2010, at 2:41 PM, G E Mayers wrote: > Something else you might find interesting... if you look at the > OOB list given at the back of the Murfin book, I think you will > find it pretty much matches what is supposedly the work of Sid > Meier for the Antietam game. Not surprising, popular book available for a game designer to copy down. Compare it to the Carmen OOB in...
    Dean Essig Jan 2, 2010
  • On Jan 2, 2010, at 2:33 PM, G E Mayers wrote: > That very well might be true. However, Harsh did develop an OOB > for ANVa which is probably more accurate than anything else out > there. > No argument with Harsh, my comments have only been directed at the website's OOB. Harsh's work is the gold standard, only beat by Carmen himself. Unless I'm mistaken, that same OOB showed up a...
    Dean Essig Jan 2, 2010
  • On Jan 2, 2010, at 2:21 PM, G E Mayers wrote: > I would suggest you read Harsh's Taken at the Flood for ANVa > strengths and also his companion volume Sounding the Shallows, > before commenting on any funny business a la Carman! Gerry, I have and those OOBs are NOT Carmen's, they are Sid Miers'. Feel free to not take my word for it. Good day, sir. Dean [Non-text portions of this...
    Dean Essig Jan 2, 2010
  • On Jan 2, 2010, at 2:09 PM, G E Mayers wrote: > Actually the OOB is in itself an error. There is a lot of funny-business going on in there, certainly _not_ up to Gen. Carmen's standards ! [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Dean Essig Jan 2, 2010