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31860RE: [civilwarwest] Re: NBF

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  • Harry Smeltzer
    Jul 2, 2005

      While Grant’s predecessor in DC was, of course, a Western general, many would argue that he was not a good one.  He certainly was not a good G-i-C.




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      From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tom Mix
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      Yes, I have read that some where too.  Also, the ANV boys noted a different ferocity in the Western Blue’s as well.  Of course, that would change when a good Western General took over in D.C.


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      From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of The Coys
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      aot1952 <aot1952@...> wrote:


      "He remains a fascinating character a lot more interesting than all those 'prissy boys' in the Army of
      Northern Virginia! There is a reason Rhett Butler fought with the AoT and Ashley Wilkes fought with the AoNV!
      As usual I could be all wrong-



          That is hilarious. :)


      Isn't there a story of an incident that happened at Chickamauga when Longstreet's ANV boys arrived in their new uniforms.  One of the AoT soldiers made a similar comment along the lines of "be careful boys, those ain't your prissy boys of the east, those are real westerners your facing."


      Kevin S. Coy




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