36552Re: AS Johnston: The Right Plan?
- Jan 13, 2006--- In email@example.com, "oneplez" <oneplez@y...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "josepharose"
> wrote:out for
> > The rebels who had such a hard time merely marching up to Shiloh
> > Church in actuality would have, in this scenario, been strung
> > miles with the Federal army within easy striking distance. I canshould
> > hardly think of a more dangerous situation.
> > Whoever thought that such a move might have been a good idea
> > rethink the strategy involved.Exactly. <grin> I've seen a rather understanding set of posts
> > [snip]
> > Joseph
> No danger Joe! Sherman knew they weren't there.
detailing the problems of the Confederate command at the time, and
those posts stand in stark contrast to the hypercriticism directed
at Grant and Sherman at the same time.
If Grant and Sherman were as incompetent as some think, then
Johnston was in no danger.
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