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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Bragg @ Chickamauga WAS: Thomas didn't "refuse" command

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  • nickrelee@aol.com
    In a message dated 1/30/2006 2:52:30 PM Mountain Standard Time, SDE80@aol.com writes: Did Bragg fail, or did Polk? I guess the issue was whether at that
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      In a message dated 1/30/2006 2:52:30 PM Mountain Standard Time, SDE80@... writes:
      Did Bragg fail, or did Polk?   I guess the issue was whether at that stage of the war, whether Bragg should have supervised Polk more closely.
      It's Polk's area but as army commander Bragg has to take a good portion of the blame.  Polk failed but Bragg not doing anything to fix the problem only compounds the earlier problem.  I like the earlier analogy of the house of cards.
      --Nick
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