Re: Sherman's Insubordination at Chattanooga, and Mr. Eppe...
- --- In civilwarwest@y..., Jfepperson@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 7/30/2002 10:13:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time,Yes, indeedy, but it was the implication that one of my namesakes
> dmsmith001@y... writes:
> > Thank God there are many Dave Smith's out there, so obviously
> > Mr. Epperson wasn't referring to me.
> Ah, Davey me boy, 'twas you I had in mind all along. Wasn't it you
> who told me once about Smith's division crossing Smith's bridge to
> attack Smith at Chattanooga? And wasn't this on Grant's left
wasn't completely, totally 110 per cent successful that has my shorts
tied up in knots ... :-)
>But I think you mistake mere logistical competence for expertise; I
> > And were he so intending, he must have been lying, because
> > everyone knows my areas of expertise in logistics lie with
> breweries, not distilleries.
> You've done well providing me with bourbon on my stops in northern
> Kentucky, for which I have always been properly grateful.
would hate, years from now, for someone to read the archives of this
group and think I (or you, for that matter) claimed I was such an
ObCivilWar: The "Smith" reference Jim refers to was a portion of a
talk made by Michael Hughes. See if you know:
"Name the only battle in which Smith and Smith, supported by Smith,
with Smith in reserve, attacked Smith's bridge to attack Smith."
Villa Hills, KY