Re: Why not Longstreet?
- --- In email@example.com, SDE80@a... wrote:
> Longstreet did more injury to Bragg than all the others puttogether. Davis
> was a West Pointer who believed in the chain of command. If hehad the same
> impression as Mackall, there's your answer as to why Longstreetnever got the
> command.Longstreet had great standing in the CSA much more than the Generals
that had problems with Bragg. This was the second most important
general officer in the CSA say Bragg had to go. It counted much
more than the men who had been saying this all along.
Bragg caused his own problems and when you look at his actions after
Davis supported him, it shows how petty Bragg was. I always though
Davis put Hood in command for two reasons;
First, Davis wanted to see if he could kill every man in the AOT and
JEJ was not losing fast enough. :)