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mona

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    55th TN Infantry, Company H

    Welcome Terrie!
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    Library of Congress, online

    This is great to know.thanks!!
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    Shiloh Day Trip 02/02/2019

    maybe due to the addition of "Plum Orchard Rd"
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    Baseball, anyone?

    in case some have not seen the Shiloh NPS site..yet...on Anniversary Sat..the have planned period baseball games..field yet to be determined.There is a organization in Tennessee that has several teams that play ball as was done back in the 1800's. This should be interesting! Just hope we have baseball weather this year.
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    Corinth, interrupted...

    and found in the area of this high ground were numerous springs...good water..army is fueled by coffee. unlike what was to be had in Corinth later...
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    Do You Know Grant?

    Also..Grant was a pretty good artist.
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    Do You Know Grant?

    i was referencing Grant titles by Smith,Kaltman and McFeely for help but had to go to grant himself for a couple...Had to answer in bits and pieces in between work..cant believe somebody else didnt jump in and finish before I found the answers.
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    Shelby Foote

    I wanted to let you know that this evening 1-7-19 @8:30 CST on Mississippi Public Broadcast TV will air an 1983 interview with Mr Foote. Also I heard an interview on radio while driving--Could not write man's name down...but the topic was on mississippi authors in early 1900's. The tale goes that Shelby Foote got into a bit of trouble in school and was suspended a week .His parents sent him to this gentleman's fine home and he then sat him down in his library and told him his punishment was to stay there and read the entire week. ..I didnt know where else to place this topic.
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    Shelby Foote

    This was an interesting interview..and Ive always loved to hear him speak..maybe go to Mississippi Public Broadcast TV and look for pod cast there...
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    Do You Know Grant?

    5...Julia...after she saw this picture she didnt like the "two storied" beard appearance and also disapproved of his hat..that even to me ..seems a size or two too same.
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #3-Mathematics
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #4 Missouri
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #6 California
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #2 Buena Vista
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #1--Ohio
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    Do You Know Grant?

    #7---False..yes Grant did suffer with terrible migranes but alcohol was never used. He opted for mustard plasters and treatment like this.The migrane attacks did render him down and out which may have fulled the talk of drinking to point of passing out..but it was the migranes that laid him out.Also ,he contracted malaria in 1852 while in Isthmus of Panama and this condition also puts one to bed and even after"recovery" flare ups do return.So either medical condition or both arising at the same time would really prostrate him to sick bed.
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    Most important times

    Right..I didnt put all this in my comment.I guess Grant thought he didnt want that valuable timepiece to become lost/captured.
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    Most important times

    have you read where Grant did not have his time piece with him.I read this a few days ago.
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    Shiloh Primary Sources No.2

    I have a deck of these!
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    Name this man (2).

    yes the last clue helped. id this individual.
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    Name this man (2).

    i have yet to come up with a name..but if he was "claiming" to have graduated was he assigned a Cullum#?? later.still looking.
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    Tribune's Crystal Ball

    The last sentence is very foretelling the future will reveal.
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    Tribune's Crystal Ball

    Savannah to Memphis most likely on the Stage Road...now highway 64 somewhat follows this route.
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    Nixon at Shiloh

    one would have to beleive the scant food supply had to affect the mental status of the soldiers..who were not in the best of nurtitional health even before the march from Corinth in the cool rain and mud. just this physical activity and trying to stay warm would require meals and they just didnt have ..they couldnt rely of their "future meals"on board the train to be available.Men are greatly influneced by their stomachs. so this had to affect the mental status of each.dont you think?
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    Nixon at Shiloh

    interesting...he writes of the order to prepare 5 days rations...in other letters/reports it has been 3 days.
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