14903Re: Longstreet & Bragg at Chickamauga [was Bragg's order to Stewart...]
- Dec 5 9:43 AM--- In civilwarwest@y..., "aot1952" <aot1952@y...> wrote:
> Mr. Smith wrote-end,
> "If I were Bragg, I think I'd have had at least one trusted staff
> officer on each end of the battlefield; on the northern end, to
> ensure that the attack came off as planned, and on Longstreet's
> to provide assistance and help with the new guy. To the best of myCue Slim Pickens, slapping his ten-gallon hat on his thigh: "Well,
> knowledge, neither was done."
> Sadly by this time Bragg did not even have any staff officers that
> Bragg trusted or that trusted Bragg.
don't that beat all ..."
Subordinates he didn't trust, and staffers he didn't trust. It's a
wonder Bragg got anything done ... :-)
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