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From: "Shelton, Paul A MONMOUTH ITS" <>
Subject: RE: [S.Un] Fw: A PATRIOTIC AMERICAN.
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 08:01:14 -0500
I also would like to add my "Amen." And thank you for the reminder of what
they went through. I've passed it on to several of my friends.
From: J. E. Gilbert [mailto:]
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 9:39 PM
Subject: Fw: [S.Un] Fw: A PATRIOTIC AMERICAN.
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. E. Gilbert" <>
To: "Joel Palmer" <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: [S.Un] Fw: A PATRIOTIC AMERICAN.
> I have only one word to say "AMEN"!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joel Palmer" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 11:09 AM
> Subject: [S.Un] Fw: A PATRIOTIC AMERICAN.
> > I know this doesn't have much to do with the civil war.But I just feel
> like saying thank you to some warriors that has fought for what they
> thought was right.
> > Some time back, some mice person sent me an E-Mail letter saying "I see
> that there is extreme pride of family in your E-Mail" Was that person
> right?"yes"and my 4th great grandfather,Ellis Palmer comes to mind,He was
> born in Northumberland County Virginia in the year of 1725.According to
> muster roll records in Washington D.C.Ellis enlisted in the Revolutionary
> army January 11,1777 His first service was in "ye 10th Virginia
> Regiment"Ellis reenlisted at Middle Brook Virginia may 15,1779 for three
> years.His bounty was $150.00 Pvt.Ellis Palmer appears on the Capt.John
> Mountjoy's 10 Va.Muster roll,April 1,1778 at Valley Forge,His pay was 6
> 2/3,After the war Ellis moved to Union County South Carolina near Brown's
> creek.After receiving a land grant November 12,1787 Ellis and family mover
> to Edgefield S.C. near Horns creek containing 89 acres.
> > Now it seems Ellis is saying "I I fought in the snow barefoot to give
> the freedom to vote and you stay home because it rained.
> > Its the soldier not the reporter who gives you the freedom of the press.
> > Its the soldier not the poet who give you the freedom of speech.
> > Its the soldier not the campus organizer who allows you to demonstrate.
> > Its the soldier whose coffin is draped with the flag that allows the
> protester to burn it!!
> > I can Picture you great grand father Ellis, standing guard at Valley
> Forge,holding your musket in your cold hands
> > Starving for the lack of food,With fire in your eyes and victory on your
> > Great Grandfather Ellis, I have a question for you,"What do you think of
> us now?No I don't want to know
> > I am afraid it would be an answer with anger and disgust.
> > Thank you for all you did.
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