RE: [civilwarwest] Re: Who would have been the best choice for commander in t...
Thanks, Dave for understanding. It is the unit not the title of the unit that is the discussion.
From: DPowell334@... [mailto:DPowell334@...]
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Who would have been the best choice for commander in t...
In a message dated 11/12/2004 3:55:45 PM Central Standard Time, wh_keene@... writes:
I am a little confused about what you mean.
The Confederate force at Shiloh was not called the Army of Tennessee.
Yes, but the force that came together and fought at Shiloh proceeded to serve the rest of the war under that name, for all practical purposes. Just as the original name for Lee's Army was the Army of the Potomac, not the Army of Northern Virginia.