Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Sherman and Shiloh
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Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Sherman and Shiloh
Quite the contrary, there was an excellent response to Mr.
Woodbury's post from you. I have been curious to see whether he
would defend his post, but apparently he has chosen not to do so.
> Thank you for your kind offer to discuss General Sherman.
> One area of controversy about Sherman regards the battle at Shiloh.
> What are your views as to his preparations and subsequent defense?
> Earlier, a contributor to this e-group offered evidence that Prentiss'
> action at the "Hornet's Nest" was vastly overrated. I could easily
> agree that what happened was historically exaggerated, but not to the
> extent stated. Surprisingly to me, this marked reversal of the
> conventional wisdom has not evoked any response. Have you heard of
> this new theory and do you hold any opinion concerning it?
> Thanks again,