36432Re: Wallace revisits Shiloh
- Jan 11, 2006--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jfepperson@a... wrote:
>That criticism appeared rather late in the discussion, IIRC, and seems
> > 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
> him because of the Confederate advance in the battle; this should have
> told him (Wallace) something.
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