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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: John Bell Hood

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  • Bill Merritt
    Again, it was the only alternative he had. He couldn t maneuver. He couldn t wait, since to do so would mean Schofield joining with Thomas, doubling the size
    Message 1 of 136 , Mar 1, 2004
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      Again, it was the only alternative he had. He couldn't maneuver. He couldn't wait, since to do so would mean Schofield joining with Thomas, doubling the size of the force facing him. His only possibility was a gamble, a frontal assault.

      ron <ron@...> wrote:
      If he had really learend warfare from RELee, he would not have duplicated Pickett's charge at Franklin.

      Ron
    • Tom Mix
      No doubt about that, Steve. Tom M. ... From: lilsteve68@aol.com [mailto:lilsteve68@aol.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 1:56 PM To:
      Message 136 of 136 , Mar 4, 2004
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        No doubt about that, Steve.

        Tom M.

         

        -----Original Message-----
        From: lilsteve68@... [mailto:lilsteve68@...]
        Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 1:56 PM
        To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: John Bell Hood

         

        In a message dated 3/2/04 11:33:16 AM Central Standard Time, tmix@... writes:


        When told a  problem existed Hood stayed in bed and did nothing. That is not leadership.



        And either is placing  a one legged, one arm  man  in  command of a Army.
        I place the Plame were it belongs Jefferson Davis.


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