21119Re: [civilwarwest] What if Johnston had replaced Pemberton at vicksburg?
- Apr 6, 2000Whether or not direct orders were given, Pemberton interpreted them that way.
And no general would disobey orders like this without feeling the effect. I
now believe that if Johnston replaced Pemberton, he would've done the same
thing...to an extent. He had to hold VIcksburg, and unless Johnston (if he
replaced Pemberton) thought it was ABSOLUTELY hopeless, he wouldn't abandon
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