GDG- Someone remind me
bunco973 at optonline.net
Mon Jan 23 15:16:24 CST 2012
Might this book be the book, Peter?
Regards, Tom B.
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Subject: Re: GDG- Someone remind me
Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
Some 20 odd years ago I took a tour of Congressional Cemetery in DC where
Pleasanton is buried. Our guide was the then-historian of the cemetery.
He led us to the grave of Alfred Pleasanton and pronounced that this man
was the one responsible for Gettysburg. That in reference to the cavalry
actions and Stuart's ride.
He basically blamed A.P. for the battle.
I would not have given the comment much credence for it but a year or two
but a year or two afterwards he wrote an excellent out-of-print Civil War
guide book to DC and I am left with the impression that he knew what he was
As GDG knows I am pretty skeptical about my stuff and like just the real
Wish I could remember his name. Someone remind me....
"Just the facts, ma'am."
Your Most Obediant Servant
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