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38060Re: [civilwarwest] Favorite Apocryphal Stories

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  • GnrlJEJohnston@aol.com
    Apr 2, 2006
      In a message dated 4/2/2006 10:34:45 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, keeno2@... writes:
      Usually, it doesn't much matter if the story is true or has only been twisted a bit.
      It reminds me of the old Mexican tale of a soldier throwing up three crows.  Starting with the regimental commander down, the story about a soldier throwing up a dark substance changed down through the command that he had thrown up three crows.
      "As fast as we gain one position, the enemy (JEJ) has another all ready."
      William T. Sherman, June 1864
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