Re: 17th and 31st Ohio volunteer Inf. at Chickamauga.
- --- In email@example.com, jstinchcomb@e... wrote:
> Greetings to all;by
> I have been reading the "History of Fairfield and Perry Counties"
> A.A. Graham, pub.1883. In it Mr. Graham makes reference to thesecond
> Battle line, made by the union troops under Gen. Thomas, repulsingChickamauga.
> multiple attacks by Confederate Gen. Longstreets men at
> He names my G-G-Grandfather(Capt. James W. Stinchcomb Co. B.,17thhis
> Ohio) by name, as being "mentioned Handsomely" by Gen. Thomas in
> after action report. I cannot find James Stinchcombs name in theJohn,
> official report made by Gen. Thomas to Gen. Garfield. Is there more
> than one report?.....
> John S. Stinchcomb
I searched the Guild Press CDROM of the ORs and found five references
to a Capt Stinchomb including the Beatty report but, like you, found
no mention by General Thomas. It's beginning to look like the Graham
reference is incorrect. Best regards, Dave