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  • josepharose
    ... Don t you think that Dana was a strong Grant supporter from the time of Vicksburg right up to 1869? I think that this is pretty well documented. Joseph
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 6, 2006
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      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "sputnik842002"
      <sputnik842002@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "josepharose" <josepharose@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > As Mr. Balsky just informed me, I had mistyped before; I meant to
      > state:
      > > "I think that Garfield backstabbed Rosecrans at one point, but I think
      > > that it was really Grant's ardent supporter, Charles. A. Dana, who
      > > kept up the drumbeat against Rosey after Chickamauga which led to his
      > > dismissal."
      > >
      > > Joseph
      > >
      >
      > I think Dana was more of a "spy" for Stanton than anything else. He
      > told Stanton what he wanted to hear regarding Rosecrans.
      >

      Don't you think that Dana was a strong Grant supporter from the time
      of Vicksburg right up to 1869?

      I think that this is pretty well documented.

      Joseph
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