--- In civilwarwest@y..., Jfepperson@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 7/30/2002 10:13:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> dmsmith001@y... writes:
> > Thank God there are many Dave Smith's out there, so obviously
> > Mr. Epperson wasn't referring to me.
> Ah, Davey me boy, 'twas you I had in mind all along. Wasn't it you
> who told me once about Smith's division crossing Smith's bridge to
> attack Smith at Chattanooga? And wasn't this on Grant's left
Yes, indeedy, but it was the implication that one of my namesakes
wasn't completely, totally 110 per cent successful that has my shorts
tied up in knots ... :-)
> > And were he so intending, he must have been lying, because
> > everyone knows my areas of expertise in logistics lie with
> breweries, not distilleries.
> You've done well providing me with bourbon on my stops in northern
> Kentucky, for which I have always been properly grateful.
But I think you mistake mere logistical competence for expertise; I
would hate, years from now, for someone to read the archives of this
group and think I (or you, for that matter) claimed I was such an
ObCivilWar: The "Smith" reference Jim refers to was a portion of a
talk made by Michael Hughes. See if you know:
"Name the only battle in which Smith and Smith, supported by Smith,
with Smith in reserve, attacked Smith's bridge to attack Smith."
Villa Hills, KY