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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows PA USA
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September 8, 1862
9/8/2021 6:33:34 AM
From the Evening Courier and Republic. Buffalo NY. September 8, 1862.


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Steve Clements
Toronto ON Canada
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September 8, 1862
9/8/2021 9:53:47 AM
"demonstrations of joy" ???

There is almost no evidence that this was the case-:)

Larry, many thanks for posting these clippings from the Maryland campaign.

s.c.
Larry Purtell
Little Meadows PA USA
Posts: 1306
Joined: 2004
September 8, 1862
9/8/2021 10:46:11 AM
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"demonstrations of joy" ???

There is almost no evidence that this was the case-:)

Larry, many thanks for posting these clippings from the Maryland campaign.

s.c.



I believe the writer was using some literary license here in describing the reception of Stonewall and his men. Glad you enjoy these daily posts. The Antietam campaign usually little notice or coverage.

Larry
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Gregory C. White
Canton GA USA
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September 8, 1862
9/8/2021 1:09:48 PM
Ah, if Jackson only had 45,000 men to cross the Potomac with ....
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows PA USA
Posts: 1306
Joined: 2004
September 8, 1862
9/8/2021 3:18:43 PM
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Ah, if Jackson only had 45,000 men to cross the Potomac with ....


Bobby Lee could have went home for some R-R and left things to Stonewall.
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