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 Posted: Tue Aug 23rd, 2011 02:30 am
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Mark wrote: I think Lee did say something like that in regards to the ANV, however, my estimate was based on Hill's report that he had 3,300 men in action at Harpers Ferry, and then his report that he had just under 2,000 that went into action at Antietam. Both numbers from the OR.

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Also there were a big number of the Virginia boys wouldn't march into Antietam.  I think that is where General Lee made the remark he lost 1/3 of his army.

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