GDG- Dave Gillespie

Dave Gillespie gillespd at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 14:39:21 CST 2012


Not a worry, Keith! I did not think that at all! I really don't think he'd
remember me - I only met him a couple times.

Have a great weekend,

Dave
On Jan 7, 2012 3:00 PM, "keith mackenzie" <bluzdad at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Dave: It occurs to me that my response to this email may have appeareda
> little curt. I did not intend it to be so. I do appreciate you're
> contibution, and have every intention ( with your permission) of dropping
> your name when, and if, I should meet Mr. Hartwig.
> K.
>
> "Hello! I'm The Doctor."
> (Dr. Who)
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: Dave Gillespie <gillespd at gmail.com>
> To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2012 7:47 PM
> Subject: Re: GDG- Shead's Woods and the "Harvest of Death" photograph
>
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Just wanted to say that Scott Hartwig is a great guy. I met him several
> times while I was studying at Gettysburg college for a semester. His son
> was a friend of mine in college.
>
> Dave Gillespie
> On Jan 5, 2012 7:40 PM, "keith mackenzie" <bluzdad at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> > Jim: OH yeah, so it's the Spangler Farm, and not the Rose Farm?
> > K
> >
> > "Hello! I'm The Doctor."
> > (Dr. Who)
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> >  From: "cameron2 at optimum.net" <cameron2 at optimum.net>
> > To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2012 7:20 PM
> > Subject: Re: GDG- Shead's Woods and the "Harvest of Death" photograph
> >
> > Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> > A few months ago Wayne Wachsmuth and I got together on the field to
> > compare both the Spangler's farm location on the southern end of the
> field
> > with Scott Hartwig's proposed location on the first day's field.
> >
> > We hit the Spangler farm area first.  Unfortunately, at the same time as
> > such a  heavy rainstorm that that it was more like the Western Front than
> > Gettysburg.  We honestly couldn't make out too much under those
> conditions,
> > so I'd rate that part of the effort as inconclusive.  Although, it did
> > impart a good understanding of how thw wounded could have drowned in the
> > heavy rains after the battle.
> >
> > Fortunately, the rain had let up by the time we got up to the first day's
> > field.  I do have to say that in my purely layman's opinion, Scott's
> > analysis seems to have a lot to recommend it, particularly in the view up
> > across the Chambersburg Pike toward Sheads Woods.  There have been some
> > changes ove time, to be sure, but a lot of it seems to fall into place.
> >
> > OTOH, I'm told that Bill Frassanito has a list of several (a dozen of so,
> > IIRC) specific points where Scott's analysis doesn't fit.  Which seems to
> > agree with what he's said in the past that no matter how close any of the
> > candidate locations looks, including the Spangler farm site, some
> specific
> > detail or details end up ruling all of them out.  Now, that may well be,
> > but I'd sure like to know the specifics of Frassanito's objections to
> > Scott's theory.  Because if it isn't plausable - which it at least looks
> to
> > be to me - I'd like to know exactly why it isn't.
> >
> > Jim Cameron
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