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  • Dick Weeks
    Carl, you are correct. This thread was closed. We have already lost a couple of members because of it and I don t want to lose any more. I am, very
    Message 1 of 49 , Jun 24, 2007
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      Carl, you are correct. This thread was closed. We have already lost a
      couple of members because of it and I don't want to lose any more.

      I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
      Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
      http://www.civilwarhome.com

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Carl Williams" <carlw4514@...>
      To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2007 7:46 AM
      Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Bloody Bill Anderson


      >I see this thread is not closed, I must have misunderstood. Perhaps
      > some posts were deleted I never even saw.
      >
      > Most of the time, when the "partisans" of this topic post something, I
      > don't have a clue what their point is. Forgive me but the below is a
      > perfect example! The thread has come around to discussing whether
      > Bloody Bill deciding to become a peaceful man has credibility or not,
      > and we get a seemingly irrelevant snip from the ORs.
      >
      > Perhaps it was in reply to a different point altogether. If so, why
      > not explain what you are trying to say? I can't just read this bit
      > from the O.R. and say aha! as you seem to think I will.
      >
      > Assuming that your purpose, Fran, was not just to mystify me, I have
      > to suggest that some folks are getting so wrapped up in the minutia of
      > the arguments that they don't realize the rest of us aren't with them
      > at all. A certain assumption that we are following the argument is
      > being made, and that assumption, in my case at least, is not valid.
      > I'm still trying to get the big picture and failing. Earlier requests
      > I made that some confusion be cleared up have been ignored as well.
      > That makes me feel that no one really cares, that this is just some
      > sort of shouting match. I'll repeat, in particular I'd like someone to:
      >
      > *Please give a synopsis as to what the Census Records issue is, for
      > and against.
      >
      > *Please someone explain why anyone would have a vested interest one
      > way or the other regarding whether this Texas person turns out to
      > really be Bloody Bill or not. A very bold charge was made that it
      > matters financially to some people. We need to know what that's about.
      >
      > Carl
      >
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "franbolton" <franbolton@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> See this about Bloody Bill's death in MO: (typos due to choosing TEXT in
      >> the pull down at top left of page)
      >>
      >> "Lieutenant-Colonel CHRISTENSEN,
      >> A. A. G., JIfil. Div. of West Mi.s~sissippi, New Orleans, La.
      >>
      >> A DDE NDA.
      >>
      >>
      >> GENERAL ORDERS, ~ IIDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSouRI,
      >> No. 216. AS~aint Louis, Mo., December 2, 1864.
      >> I. The conduct of the militia under Actg. Lient. Col. S. P. Cox and
      >> Major Grimes in pursuing Bill Anderson's band of bushwhackers, kill-
      >> ing Anderson and dispersing his band, as reported by Brig. Gen. James
      >> Craig, Enrolled Missouri Militia, displays so much spirit, energy, and
      >> braver~* on the part of citizens, giving their services and risking
      >> their
      >> lives for the public good without fee or reward, as to call for the
      >> special
      >> thanks of the major-general commanding the department.
      >> II. In consideration of their gratuitous services, and as a reward for
      >> their gallantry, it is therefore ordered that the property taken by
      >> these
      >> citizens from the robbers be distributed under the direction of
      >> Brigadier-
      >> General Craig, as follows:
      >> The horse ridden by Bill Anderson and the watches and arms taken
      >> will be given to the several officers of the command, to be retained as
      >> honorable trophies. The money capture(l will be given in just propor-
      >> tioiis to the wounded of the command and to the families of such as
      >> were killed in the affair.
      >> III. Brigadier-General Craig will furnish these headquarters with a
      >> certified list of all property disposed of nn(ler this order, reporting
      >> the
      >> manner of its distribution and the nanies and rank of the officers and
      >> soldiers who have received it.
      >> By command of Major-General Rosecrans:
      >> FRANK ENO,
      >> Assistant Adjutant- General."
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
    • Tom Mix
      Thank you, Dick, thank you, thank you and thank you. Tom ... From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Dick Weeks
      Message 49 of 49 , Jun 24, 2007
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        Thank you, Dick, thank you, thank you and thank you.

        Tom

         

        -----Original Message-----
        From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Dick Weeks
        Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2007 8:57 AM
        To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Bloody Bill Anderson

         

        Carl, you are correct. This thread was closed. We have already lost a
        couple of members because of it and I don't want to lose any more.

        I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
        Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
        http://www.civilwar home.com

        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Carl Williams" <carlw4514@yahoo. com>
        To: <civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com>
        Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2007 7:46 AM
        Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Bloody Bill Anderson

        >I see this thread is not closed, I must have misunderstood. Perhaps
        > some posts were deleted I never even saw.
        >
        > Most of the time, when the "partisans" of this topic post something, I
        > don't have a clue what their point is. Forgive me but the below is a
        > perfect example! The thread has come around to discussing whether
        > Bloody Bill deciding to become a peaceful man has credibility or not,
        > and we get a seemingly irrelevant snip from the ORs.
        >
        > Perhaps it was in reply to a different point altogether. If so, why
        > not explain what you are trying to say? I can't just read this bit
        > from the O.R. and say aha! as you seem to think I will.
        >
        > Assuming that your purpose, Fran, was not just to mystify me, I have
        > to suggest that some folks are getting so wrapped up in the minutia of
        > the arguments that they don't realize the rest of us aren't with them
        > at all. A certain assumption that we are following the argument is
        > being made, and that assumption, in my case at least, is not valid.
        > I'm still trying to get the big picture and failing. Earlier requests
        > I made that some confusion be cleared up have been ignored as well.
        > That makes me feel that no one really cares, that this is just some
        > sort of shouting match. I'll repeat, in particular I'd like someone to:
        >
        > *Please give a synopsis as to what the Census Records issue is, for
        > and against.
        >
        > *Please someone explain why anyone would have a vested interest one
        > way or the other regarding whether this Texas person turns out to
        > really be Bloody Bill or not. A very bold charge was made that it
        > matters financially to some people. We need to know what that's about.
        >
        > Carl
        >
        > --- In civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com, "franbolton" <franbolton@ ...> wrote:
        >>
        >>
        >> See this about Bloody Bill's death in MO: (typos due to choosing TEXT in
        >> the pull down at top left of page)
        >>
        >> "Lieutenant- Colonel CHRISTENSEN,
        >> A. A. G., JIfil. Div. of West Mi.s~sissippi, New Orleans, La.
        >>
        >> A DDE NDA.
        >>
        >>
        >> GENERAL ORDERS, ~ IIDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSouRI,
        >> No. 216. AS~aint Louis, Mo., December 2, 1864.
        >> I. The conduct of the militia under Actg. Lient. Col. S. P. Cox and
        >> Major Grimes in pursuing Bill Anderson's band of bushwhackers, kill-
        >> ing Anderson and dispersing his band, as reported by Brig. Gen. James
        >> Craig, Enrolled Missouri Militia, displays so much spirit, energy, and
        >> braver~* on the part of citizens, giving their services and risking
        >> their
        >> lives for the public good without fee or reward, as to call for the
        >> special
        >> thanks of the major-general commanding the department.
        >> II. In consideration of their gratuitous services, and as a reward for
        >> their gallantry, it is therefore ordered that the property taken by
        >> these
        >> citizens from the robbers be distributed under the direction of
        >> Brigadier-
        >> General Craig, as follows:
        >> The horse ridden by Bill Anderson and the watches and arms taken
        >> will be given to the several officers of the command, to be retained as
        >> honorable trophies. The money capture(l will be given in just propor-
        >> tioiis to the wounded of the command and to the families of such as
        >> were killed in the affair.
        >> III. Brigadier-General Craig will furnish these headquarters with a
        >> certified list of all property disposed of nn(ler this order, reporting
        >> the
        >> manner of its distribution and the nanies and rank of the officers and
        >> soldiers who have received it.
        >> By command of Major-General Rosecrans:
        >> FRANK ENO,
        >> Assistant Adjutant- General."
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        >
        >

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