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36387Re: [civilwarwest] Wallace revisits Shiloh

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  • Jfepperson@aol.com
    Jan 11, 2006
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      > He was marching toward the right of the army so, unless all of
      > Wallace's aides and others who saw Baxter's written order at that time
      > failed to notice the words "River Road" or something similar, the main
      > criticisms against him seem to be unfounded.

      IIRC, Grant's main criticism of him was that, as he advanced toward the
      army's (original) right, the sound of the firing would have fallen
      behind
      him because of the Confederate advance in the battle; this should have
      told him (Wallace) something.

      JFE
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