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Posted By: Walt Mathers on: 05/18/2004 21:59:29 EDT|
Subject: Bermuda Hundred, More Concerning
Every little piece may help. That's why I'm sending this along.
"Asa Bartlett performed the duties of chief signal officer for the Army of the James, having had but three weeks' instruction, although all the old signal officers had had six months' study and drill. He was the only one of several examined who was found able to do quick signalling, and in a few days was given charge of the important transmission and observation station on the
Later, while in charge of Crow's Nest tower near Dutch Gap, he was under fire of five of the enemy's guns, three of them 200-pound rifles, from nine o'clock a. m. until four p. m. During that time the tower received one
From these descriptions you might be able to determine form whence the Whitworth shells were directed? Its worth a shot! Right?
Tnx Agn to you and Clarence for having the confidence to include us amongst the other neat discussion forums. Best Regards,
Signal Corps Association (1860-1865)