13672Re: Price & MO supply line
- Aug 29, 2002GREAT ANECDOTE JACK!! THANKS! - JOE H.
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "Jack Hultquist" <jahultqu@a...> wrote:
> Having visited with the people in SW Missouri it is apparent to me
that in the early part of the CW Price did not have to have a supply
line other than for some types of ammunition. Many people in that
area would have been more than willing to support and supply him and
they probably did. Again this is an opinion, but one based on
observation. Does anybody from MO have a comment?
> About six years ago at the August 16th, Lone Jack, Missouri
celebration they laid wreaths on the large cemetery markers for the
Union and Rebels soldiers. The Union wreath was laid first and about
10% of the people intently watched and listened and the other 90%
were very respectful. But 90% of the people intently watched and
listened as the wreath was laid on the Confederate marker. My friend
dressed in a Union CW uniform and I walked up behind the crowd of 100
to watch the wreath laying. After the Rebel wreath and the seven gun
salute the crowd of 100 people dispersed. The older man standing in
front of us turned to leave and noticed my friend in the Union
uniform. He with a friendly smile, looked at my friend and said "I
knew they had to be shootin' at somebody".
> (Lone Jack is about 30 miles SE of Kansas City and 30 miles SW of
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