Re: [civilwarwest] downhill slide
- Ladies and Gentlemen,
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> > > You have good arguments, Dave, but I have to disagree with your
> > > that, after Sumpter, the Confederacy "endured one long, downhill
> I'm going to come in on the other side too. While agreeing that a
> CSA win is unlikely, impossible is to strong. In the Fall of 1862,
> victories at Antietam & Perryville might have resulted in a CSA
> win. If nothing else, by 1864 the Union would have not been so far
> South and that might have made Lincoln's reelection harder.
> Other possible improvements:
> Davis had removed Bragg sooner, replaced him with JEJ, backed JEJ
> and never given Hood the AoT.
> Lee had been much more careful of his men's lives, no other Malvern
> Hill attacks. More defensive battles as he did in 1864 vs Grant.
> Davis and company had taken more intrest in the west and tried to
> keep TN in the CSA.
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