RE: [civilwarwest] "Conservative Military"
- Well, I guess that's what comes of giving a horse hating music teacher a
As one who is almost as tone deaf as Grant, I wonder if the ability to lead
an orchestra would help leading a regiment. And if something in music could
translate into common sense that a military leader needs/
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In the case of Grierson, I suspect that the reason for his not having been
"bound up in the conventional wisdom" is that he was altogether ignorant of
the conventional wisdom, having not read even Cooke, much less Jomini and
the rest of the Europeans. I see Grierson as less a rebel than (like
Forrest) as a man with a natural, if unexpected, gift.