Re: Cleburnes shot at Corp CO [was : Who would have been the b...
- I think the best assessment of this issue (still) of Confederate
command options in the west was in a book I had the pleasure of
editing eleven years ago, an essay written by Steven Woodworth
entitled "A Reassessment of Confederate Command Optons during the
Winter of 1863-1864," in "The Campaign for Atlanta & Sherman's March
to the Sea," vol. 1-2 (Savas Woodbury, 1993), vol. 1, pp. 1-22. It
is long out of print so I am not shilling to sell it, but if you
want to read about the Atlanta Campaign, I think you will find it of
--- In email@example.com, SDE80@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 11/10/2004 7:14:19 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> carlw4514@y... writes:
> > Unless I am very much mistaken, Cleburne got a shot at Corp
> > with disappointing results, in one of the last battles for
> > would have liked to see how he would have improved, however he
> > got another chance.
> > Will look up the reference for this if no one concurs that this
> At Jonesboro. Hood detatched Hardee and Lee's Corps under Hardee
> the US threat to the RR there. Hardee assumed command and let
> his corps. The results were indeed unfavorable. A temporary
> unlike John C. Breckinridge (a MG) commanding a corps at
Chattanooga after DH
> Hill's relief.
> Sam Elliott