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47011Re: Happy 199th Alexander Stephens

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  • william
    Feb 11 8:23 PM
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      I suppose my favorite counterfactual in the area would not be what if A. Stepenns had ascended to the presidency of the Confederacy but: What if Vo Nguyen Giap had been in charge?
      Bill Bruner
      ps Newt might consider this as a book project.

      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "banbruner@..." <banbruner@...> wrote:
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      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, chris bryant <paladinsf@> wrote:
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      > > and also 150th anniversery of his taking office as C.S.A. Vice President if my info is correct.Anybody want to comment on whether the premature death of J. Davis and a Stephens presidency might have made any difference?
      > >                              Chris Bryant
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      > Possibly, but I have no conception of how.
      > Would it have been better or worse for the South or better or worse for the North? I enjoy counterfactuals but I have no idea which way to go on this. I will only say that while I think both men were proven by history to be wrongheaded they were both sincere and honorable men.
      > Bill Bruner
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