Re: An interesting book
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "hank9174" <clarkc@m...> wrote:
> I'm reading a thin volume from the library printed in the mid-1990s
> named 'The Armies of U. S. Grant' by James R. Arnold.
> * Arnold feels that Champion's Hill was the decisive engagement of
> war. It was a chance for Pemberton to delay the AotT and allow aArnold has another book on the Vicksburg campaign where he makes this
> convergence of two major CSA forces.
point as well.
> ...As a brigade commander, he led the charge that won the battle at Big
> * Here's a name I never knew: Irishman Mike Lawler, from Illinois,
> whose motto was "If you see a head, hit it"...
- --- In email@example.com, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)