GDG- Lee - Harrisburg

dherko at kc.rr.com dherko at kc.rr.com
Tue Jan 31 10:28:16 CST 2012


Savannah, 
---- George Connell <georgeconnell at mac.com> wrote: 
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> AL,
> 
> Out of curiosity, do you know the southernmost? Chickamauga maybe?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> George
> 26ª11'56"N   81ª48'19W"
> 
> On Jan 28, 2012, at 4:29 PM, ATMackeyJr at aol.com wrote:
> 
> > Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> > It was also the northernmost engagement ever that involved elements of  the 
> > ANV.
> > 
> > Best Regards,
> > Al Mackey
> > 
> > 
> > In a message dated 1/28/2012 4:26:03 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> > wbaetz at mac.com writes:
> > 
> > According to the authors of 'Civil War Harrisburg', there was  a  
> > skirmish between advance elements of Jenkins cavalry and two  regiments  
> > of NY militia at Sporting Hill, between Mechanicsburg and  Camp Hill,  
> > on June 30th. After this action, confederate troopers  evidently  
> > retreated towards Carlisle, suffering 16 killed and at  least "20 or  
> > 30" wounded carried away.
> > 
> > There may have been  confederate scouts closer to Harrisburg, but this  
> > seems to be the  closest engagement to the  city.
> > 
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