I think he did OK,certainly not a Mud March or Fredricksburg
-- In civilwarwest@y..., "Tim Harrison" <tharrison@s...> wrote:
> Did Burnside do a good job at Knoxville?
> Tim Harrison
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Mason
> To: civilwarwest@y...
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 3:25 PM
> Subject: [civilwarwest] Fighting Joe Hooker and post out of order
> I'm getting some post out of order,I'm getting questions after I answered them.
> Joe Hooker was a good General,had some bad luck in the East
> but did good work East and West.
> A point that has to be made is you can not compare someones
> performance in the top spot with someones performance
> in the chain of command.
> Hooker did good work in the chain of command fell short
> in the top spot
> Burnside was terrible in the top spot,a nightmare,did OK sometimes in the chain of command.
> So Generals who never were in the top spot,we never will no
> how the would have been,when all the load is on them
> like Stonewall ,Pat C, we can only assume how they would be
> The Baron
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