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Larry Purtell
USA
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E-8 Master Sergeant


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Escape of the 6th Maryland
Posted on: 4/26/2018 9:02:35 AM
From the Gettysburg Sentinel. June 30th, 1863


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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
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E-9 Cmd Sgt Major


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Re: Escape of the 6th Maryland
Posted on: 4/26/2018 9:18:43 AM
Hi Larry,

That had to be one of the largest Houdini Escape Acts of all time! Not a good job by the Confederates handling a captured force, who's to blame for this oversite??

Thanks for posting,
MD
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gettysburgerrn
massapequa, NY, USA
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E-4 Corporal


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Re: Escape of the 6th Maryland
Posted on: 4/27/2018 5:11:53 AM
fascinating stuff

ken
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