GDG- William Addleman of the Bucktails
jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Fri Jan 27 14:07:11 CST 2012
candy kane was an actress in the 70's.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Glorioso" <glory at zbzoom.net>
To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 2:03 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- William Addleman of the Bucktails
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> You are right
> Organized bucktails
> Staunch abolitionist
> He was also friends with Brigham Young
> Kane County Utah also named after him
> He has a statue in Utah's Capitol building
> Best part of Kane's history is that he fought alongside Candy on Culps
> Geary had Candy-Kane lost on Baltimore pike and they missed July 2 action
> I like saying Candy-Kane
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jan 27, 2012, at 1:16 PM, Andy Mills <amills at jplcreative.com> wrote:
>> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>> Another quasi related Civil War story of the area, although it is about
>> 40 miles from Benezette, is a visit to Kinzua Bridge (
>> http://www.smethporthistory.org/kinzuaviaduct/index.htm ), which was
>> originally built by General Thomas Kane (whom has a town named after him
>> a few miles from there). His home is also a bed and breakfast, called
>> Kane Manor, http://kanemanor.com/ in the town of Kane, which is quite an
>> impressive home. I believe he was the person responsible for organizing
>> the original Bucktails, but please correct me if mistaken.
>> If you have extra time, I would suggest a visit there. Although about
>> 1/2 the bridge was destroyed in a tornado in 2003 (and as luck would have
>> it, the state was in the process of stabilizing the bridge just as the
>> tornado hit the very center of it, bringing down the couple of supports
>> not yet strengthened). You can still see the fallen supports in the
>> valley. They did recently re-deck the portion of the bridge still
>> standing and put in a glass bottom so you can look down, all 301 feet to
>> the valley below. You can still get a good feel for the marvel of this
>> bridge but unfortunately, can no longer cross the entire structure.
>> Years ago, we took a train across the bridge and have a very humorous
>> tale that occurred that day.
>> That is about the only other Civil War related story I can think of (I am
>> not sure if it is technically Civil War related, but if you admire
>> General Kane [sorry, I get confused if I just use his last name, due to
>> the town also being called Kane]), this is a must see site or if those
>> pesky elk refuse to come out.
>> On another treasure related aspect, there is also said to be a stash of
>> gold buried within sight of the bridge left there by a bank robber who
>> never was able to come back and claim it.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com
>> [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com] On Behalf Of Tom
>> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 12:53 PM
>> To: GDG
>> Subject: Re: GDG- William Addleman of the Bucktails
>> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>> Thanks Andy - I'm jealous - we love your area - and the folks are
>> really nice (they don't hunt & eat tourists - that's a good thing ;-D)
>> Visitor's center is awesome - but the crowds are getting worse each year
>> we go.
>> Whoever thought you could see elk in the wild in Pennsylvania. And you're
>> right - it is the Caledonia Pike. Had no idea of the Civil War related
>> matters in the area, makes it that more enjoyable. Civil War related -
>> the Bucktails were a tough bunch - derived from the lumber industry
>> etc. - if we ever move - PA's the place - Gettysburg,Lancaster,
>> Benezette - a dream land of my hobbies. = (Civil War-Food-Elk).
>> Tom B.
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