GDG- William Addleman of the Bucktails

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Fri Jan 27 16:37:51 CST 2012

Yes-  didn't she play a prostitute on Magnum  P.I.?
A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,

In a message dated 1/27/2012 3:07:46 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jlawrence at writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
candy kane was an actress in the  70's.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave  Glorioso" <glory at>
To: "GDG"  <gettysburg at>
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 
> Hill
> Geary had Candy-Kane  lost on Baltimore pike and they missed July 2 action
> I like saying  Candy-Kane
> ;-)
> Dave
> Sent from my  iPhone
> On Jan 27, 2012, at 1:16 PM, Andy Mills  <amills at> 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 ( 
>> ), which was  
>> originally built by General Thomas Kane (whom has a town named  after 
>> a few miles from there).  His home is also a bed  and breakfast, called 
>> Kane Manor, in the  town of Kane, which is quite 
>> impressive home.  I believe  he was the person responsible for 
>> 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 
>> 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 
>> 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 
>> 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.
>>  Thanks,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:  gettysburg-bounces at 
>>  [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at] 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 
>> we  go.
>> Whoever thought you could see elk in the wild in Pennsylvania.  And 
>> 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).
>> Regards,
>>  Tom B.
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