--- In email@example.com
, "William H Keene" <wh_keene@...>
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Bill Bruner" <banbruner@>
> > Yes, Polk was able to maintain himself even after exhibiting many
> > faults but the one that I could never understand: who after
> > after failure was not only able to maintain himself but to advance
> > over men that had success after success. I am speaking or O. O.
> > Howard. Polk may have had a certain imprimature because of his
> > exalted position in the church. What was Howard's secret?
> > Bill Bruner
> What 'failure after failure' is attributable to Howard?
Just off the top of my head, I would say that that Chancelorsville,
Gettysburg, and Picketts Mill would dissuade many from picking him for
their fantasy league of great commanders.