8683Re: Understanding Vicksburg
- Nov 26, 2001well, Dave, that's something, I thought you would say it wouldn't be
as bad as Chatanooga pre-cracker line. It's really something to sit
here and think that the whole campaign could have turned into some
kind of quagmire; the success of it was essential to Union war aims
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "Dave Smith" <dmsmith001@y...> wrote:
[Would it have been similar to Chattanooga before the "cracker line"
was opened? ]
> It would have been much worse, IMO. It may well could have spelled
> the end of Grant's command, as well.
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