"Allatoona Pass, Kennesaw Mountain, Pickett's Mill, New Hope Church." Kevin, you just about drove a circle around my house in Smyrna! The covered bridge over Nickajack Creek is closed right now, or you could have passed by Ruff's Mill. S. Z. Ruff was Executive Officer and then C. O. of the 18th Georgia, before being killed at Knoxville. They went from Virginia to Chickamagua, but were not engaged. After Knoxville they went back to the ANV. My GGF died at Seven Pines. Uncle Frank was wounded at Spottsylvania, and captured July 11, 1864 in Roswell while on medical furlough. He spent the rest of the war at Camp Douglas, saying it gave him rheumatism. Uncle Alex was captured at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864, and was sent to Point Lookout. Len Robbins was also going to Resaca, but his truck was sick and he couldn't bring his cannon. I had planned on going up and meeting the Gunny, but we'll try again in September at the Battle of Atlanta, Lord willing.
Hope your knee is getting better. Last week in moving stuff from my in-laws' house in Columbus, I stirred up the bullet that has been in my arm for 53 years without any trouble. I guess I'll have to get it looked at, as it lies right along the ulnar nerve. Getting old is not much fun, but its surely better than the alternative. Give us a yell if you get back this way. We are looking for a new house, but are staying in the area. I'd miss seeing Kennesaw Mountain almost every day. I was born in Marietta about 200 yards from the National Cemetery, and about two miles from the Confederate Cemetery. Stan