3973Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: CWDG
- Dec 20, 2007
> Actually, my kind sir, I am the one who owes apologies. Had I paid
> more attention to the signature (yours) I would have known without
> hesitation that the comment was intended in jest. Please accept.
On Thursday, December 20, 2007, at 09:43 PM, Harry Smeltzer wrote:
> It also regarded McClellan and not Lee.wow, we can really KILL a joke -
> sorry, Steve!
In the spirit of the season I will accept all of these kind words with
gladness, and I will work on my material as well.
Interesting about that Lincoln quote, and the cavalry of both sides
after Antietam. Ethan Rafuse's "McClellan's War" makes a pretty decent
case for what Mac's cavalry was doing after the battle that would cause
them fatigue- they were chasing after Jeb Stuart who was riding around
Mac's army. Perhaps Stuart was trying to make up for his poor
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