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RE: [civilwarwest] Shooting of wounded on battlefields

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  • Ricky Washburn
    ... ~~~or he managed to get away~~~~Like the yankees troops at fred sburg ...
    Message 1 of 9 , May 5, 2006
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      --- Bob Huddleston <huddleston.r@...> wrote:

      > The well dumping was done by private contractors
      > hired to cleanup the site,
      > IIRC.
      >


      ~~~~ I have read that they were soldiers though~~~~
      >
      >
      > As for someone claiming that there was wholesale
      > shooting of enemy wounded
      > -- how come the claimant survived? Obviously he was
      > found and medically
      > cared for by the victors.
      >

      ~~~or he managed to get away~~~~Like the yankees
      troops at fred'sburg


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      > From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of Ricky Washburn
      > Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 3:56 PM
      > To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Shooting of wounded on
      > battlefields
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      >
      >
      > I have read that after the battles around South
      > Moutain Maryland...(east im sorry) that the Union
      > troops did such, and even dumped bodies down private
      > citizens wells, until an officer stopped them at the
      > owners request.
      >
      > --- keeno2@... wrote:
      >
      > > In a message dated 5/4/2006 3:29:48 PM Central
      > > Daylight Time,
      > > jimchristianhall@... writes:
      > > I have been a student of the Civil War since 1961
      > > and I have never
      > > heard of this previously.
      > > Jim:
      > > It's not the kind of thing you write home about,
      > > unless it's the other side
      > > doing the shooting. But it would defy human nature
      > > to claim that it didn't
      > > happen. Take 1,000 men. There have to be a
      > > couple-three who would do that just for
      > > fun. Take another 10 or 20 whose rage did not
      > > subside easily. Throw in a
      > > smattering of friendly fire and some poorly aimed
      > > shots, and you can only wonder
      > > why there isn't more information on the subject.
      > > Ken
      > >
      >
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