- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GnrlJEJohnston@... wrote:
> In a message dated 3/1/2006 5:01:14 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> shenandoah64@... writes:
> Hood lacked the strategic
> ability and patience to plan a meticulous combined
> arms campaign such as Grant delivered at Ft. Donelson
> and Vicksburg.
> Not trying to be picky nicky, but it was Jamie McPherson that
> planned Grant's campaign at Ft Donelson.I thought McPherson, as chief engineer, merely directed where the
troops should deploy once the army had landed, and that Grant was
responsible for the overall strategic plan.