Dedication of Cannon at Fox's Gap - May 11th. The cannon is a replica of a light 12 pounder bronze cannon, model 1857, commonly called a "Napoleon". The gun will be used for display and programming on the battlefield. This dedication promises to be an exciting time for all. If
Bill Clipper President (301) 834-4491 Chris Anders Vice President CW (240) 420-6251 Chuck Wierer Vice President Non CW (301) 293-2812 Marge Magruder Treasurer (703) 443-8475 OPEN - Secretary Bob Hayas (301) 371-7785 Sharon Schroebel (301) 416-2865 Bruce Reeder (301) 473-7923 Darce Easton (301) 393-4826 Al Preston (301) 791-4656 Charles Coss (301) 416-2893 Richard Porterfield (301) 293-3676 Willis VanDeVanter (301) 972-7298 Anne Long (301) 371-7195
Was there a Captain Goodon, or a General O. W. Mitchell, and was he at Hilton Head in the fall of 1861? Was Merrill, alias Mooney, really scripted into the Confederate Army, or did he join voluntarily? In the next edition of The Dispatch, follow the story that turns up more mysteries.
All meetings Greenbrier State Park Visitor Center unless otherwise specified. Greenbrier State Park 21843 National Pike (Rt 40) Boonsboro, MD phone 301- 791-4656. Membership Meetings All membership meetings 11:00am May 11th August 10th November 9th Board Meetings All board meetings 9:00am May 11th August 10th November 9th
Civil War Preservation Trust Park Cleanup Day - April 6th. Members of The Friends of South Mountain Battlefield will be joined by local volunteers to spend the morning sprucing up Gathland State Park for the opening day of the parks museums. If interested in volunteering for this event please contact Anne Long at (301) 371-7195.
Web Site and E-mail. The Wild Acres, LLC has developed FSMSB's Web site. Click on www.FSMSB.org There are photos, history, newsletters, events and more. It is a 'work in progress' that will be updated periodically. Our new E-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dispatch Sharon Schroebel, Editor This newsletter is a publication of The Friends of South Mountain State Battlefield, Inc. Its intent and use is solely to promote South Mountain State Battlefield, which is part of the State Forest and Park Service of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The Friends of South Mountain State Battlefield are wholly separate from the Park Service. The Dispatch is published quarterly. The Newsletter deadline is 10 days prior to the first of the month for the next quarterly issue. We welcome your submissions to the newsletter and reserve the right to edit and determine placement of all items submitted.