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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: EXONERATION OF BRIGADIER GENERAL JEFFERSON C. DAVIS

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  • Daniel Moran
    We re not going to start name dropping are we? LOL! On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 15:07:58 -0000 melchizedek22
    Message 1 of 13 , Dec 30, 2002
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      We're not going to start name dropping are we? LOL!



      On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 15:07:58 -0000 "melchizedek22
      <richthofen@...>" <richthofen@...> wrote:

      > At least we can,be glad that people don't get
      > away with murder
      > today!Unless they are exjocks! The Baron
      >
      >
      > - In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Smith
      > " wrote:
      > > Staying away from Ebenzer Creek for a moment,
      > I think the record is
      > > pretty clear that while Davis was provoked by
      > a pompous, over-
      > > bearing, and frankly, huge man in Nelson (he
      > weighed over 300 pounds
      > > in a day where 200 was a big man), he clearly
      > attacked, shot and
      > > killed a man who had no chance to defend
      > himself.
      > >
      > > I agree with the Baron that this is
      > manslaughter, and Davis got away
      > > with one. A big one.
      > >
      > > Had this happened in the AoP, he'd have been
      > tried. But I suspect
      > > that because it happened in the western
      > theater, and several who
      > > would have pushed the issue died at
      > Perryville, it's a sad commentary
      > > on military justice that this one got away.
      > >
      > > Dave
      > >
      > > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com,
      > "melchizedek22
      > > " wrote:
      > > > Killing Nelson,was manslaughter,what he did
      > to the
      > > > blacks following the 14th corps at Ebenezer
      > Creek
      > > > was even worse.Nelson had a big mouth and
      > somewhat
      > > > brought it on himself,but those poor black
      > folks left
      > > > behind to be returned to slavery was a
      > crime against
      > > > humanity. The Baron
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > -- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "Daniel
      > Moran"
      > > wrote:
      > > > > Absolutely incredible. What a comedy of
      > errors! Thanks for
      > > sending
      > > > > this along. The one side said this about
      > it, and the other side
      > > said
      > > > > that. I suppose the truth lies somewhere
      > in the middle.
      > > > >
      > > > > You've just answered a ton a questions.
      > Many thanks to both you
      > > and Mr.
      > > > > Elliott.
      >
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