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Re: 17th and 31st Ohio volunteer Inf. at Chickamauga.

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  • David Mercado
    ... by ... second ... Chickamauga. ... his ... John, I searched the Guild Press CDROM of the ORs and found five references to a Capt Stinchomb including the
    Message 1 of 4 , May 7 11:28 PM
      --- In civilwarwest@egroups.com, jstinchcomb@e... wrote:
      > Greetings to all;
      >
      > I have been reading the "History of Fairfield and Perry Counties"
      by
      > A.A. Graham, pub.1883. In it Mr. Graham makes reference to the
      second
      > Battle line, made by the union troops under Gen. Thomas, repulsing
      > multiple attacks by Confederate Gen. Longstreets men at
      Chickamauga.
      > He names my G-G-Grandfather(Capt. James W. Stinchcomb Co. B.,17th
      > Ohio) by name, as being "mentioned Handsomely" by Gen. Thomas in
      his
      > after action report. I cannot find James Stinchcombs name in the
      > official report made by Gen. Thomas to Gen. Garfield. Is there more
      > than one report?.....
      >
      > John S. Stinchcomb

      John,
      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
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