Re: Speaking of Shiloh...
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Tony Gunter" <tony_gunter@y...>
>Using Rawlins to corroborate Rowley on Lew Wallace's being slow is
> I ran across Rowley's official report today. His description of
> himself, Rawlins, and McPherson trying to push Wallace to march to the
> battlefield with Wallace dragging his feet the entire way would be
> unbelievable if it wasn't corroborated 100% by Rawlins' report.
> Hell, McPherson and Rawlins had to lead Wallace's cavalry down the road
> to conduct recon, while Wallace got off his horse and sat (like a
> bump?) on a log waiting for them to return. The casualty returns on
> day 2 show that he wasn't exactly eager to get into the fight then
> either... why wasn't he drummed out of the army for his inactivity at
like using Grant to corroborate Sherman on Thomas' being slow.