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  • pvtjessett
    ... moments ... up ... When Forrest returned from patrol Bragg had retreated again beyond Stones River . Little side bar: Bragg once asked a soldier if he
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 3, 2006
      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "pvtjessett" <pw541301@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Mr. Hooper, Compliments,
      > Stones River as I remember was not one of Forrest's shinning
      moments
      > but as probably the finest cavalry commander of the war (R.E. Lee
      > aknowledged-SP), Follow him ,Forrest, and have a good ride right
      up
      > to the end.
      > Pvt.Jessett
      > Not so much a Forrest problem as another Braxton Bragg problem.
      When Forrest returned from patrol Bragg had retreated again
      beyond "Stones River". Little side bar: Bragg once asked a soldier
      if he knew what "Reteat " meant, The trooper with all do respect I'm
      sure answered "Yes Sir, I've fought with you for two years".
      pvt.jessett
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, hooperjwboro@ wrote:
      > >
      > > Nick,
      > > My mother grew up in East Point and I spent time there with
      > grandmother in the 60's and early 70's.
      > > Then it was lower middle class , clean and safe. Now IMO, it
      has
      > degraded to an unsafe area.
      > > Located in south Atlanta ,just northwest of the airport .
      The
      > railroad runs through a dilapidated area and honestly I don't know
      > of any museums or sights. Surely there are plaques and signs.
      > > I have lived next to the Stones River Battlefield for 35
      years
      > and my interest has been there and the many sights of Forrest that
      > surround me.
      > > Maybe some of the others can help if there is any significant
      > sights in East Point.
      > >
      > > --
      > >
      > > Respectfully,
      > > John Hooper
      > >
      >
    • pvtjessett
      ... Lee ... I m ... know ... that ... significant
      Message 2 of 4 , Mar 3, 2006
        --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "pvtjessett" <pw541301@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "pvtjessett" <pw541301@>
        > wrote:
        > >
        > > Mr. Hooper, Compliments,
        > > Stones River as I remember was not one of Forrest's shinning
        > moments
        > > but as probably the finest cavalry commander of the war (R.E.
        Lee
        > > aknowledged-SP), Follow him ,Forrest, and have a good ride right
        > up
        > > to the end.
        > > Pvt.Jessett
        > > Not so much a Forrest problem as another Braxton Bragg problem.
        > When Forrest returned from patrol Bragg had retreated again
        > beyond "Stones River". Little side bar: Bragg once asked a soldier
        > if he knew what "Retreat " meant, The trooper with all do respect
        I'm
        > sure answered "Yes Sir, I've fought with you for two years".
        > pvt.jessett
        > > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, hooperjwboro@ wrote:
        > > >
        > > > Nick,
        > > > My mother grew up in East Point and I spent time there with
        > > grandmother in the 60's and early 70's.
        > > > Then it was lower middle class , clean and safe. Now IMO, it
        > has
        > > degraded to an unsafe area.
        > > > Located in south Atlanta ,just northwest of the airport .
        > The
        > > railroad runs through a dilapidated area and honestly I don't
        know
        > > of any museums or sights. Surely there are plaques and signs.
        > > > I have lived next to the Stones River Battlefield for 35
        > years
        > > and my interest has been there and the many sights of Forrest
        that
        > > surround me.
        > > > Maybe some of the others can help if there is any
        significant
        > > sights in East Point.
        > > >
        > > > --
        > > >
        > > > Respectfully,
        > > > John Hooper
        > > >
        > >
        >
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