21482Re: [civilwarwest] Did they fight in the West?
- Aug 2, 2000Terry.....your remarks about perspective are absolutely right. As I remarked
in an earlier posting, I am British and my Brit education said little about
the War as a whole, got the causes absolutely wrong and suggested that the
whole thing was fought out on the Washington/Richmond axis.
Again I think this goes beyond the sporting arena and through the whole of
Society (on both sides of the Atlantic I must confess). We have created a
society in which everything must be "instant". Thrift has given way to debt,
the past withits values and traditions is just something that happened and
has no relevance to today and the future only exists on a financial
Now that I have joined the group I intend to make a full contribution even if
most of my posting (as I'm sure they will) are prefaced by "What..?",
"Why...?" or "Where...?"
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