- "Chancellorsville is almost only his fault."
Hooker did a lot of bungling himself.
--- In email@example.com, "James2044" <JWD2044@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "sputnik842002"
> <sputnik842002@> wrote:
> > Howard and his 11th corps men did well once they got away from the
> > abominable AotP.
> I'm not sure I can buy into the idea that the AOP is "abominable".
> Howard was a good deal of the problem in the summer of 1863.
> Chancellorsville is almost only his fault. Gettysburg is the corps was
> not ready and wouldn't stand. Both got a new start in the West and
> made good use of it.
- In a message dated 3/25/2006 3:33:57 PM Eastern Standard Time, LWhite64@... writes:
It interests me that Hardee would harshly criticise Deas, a friend, for intoxication and not say anything about Hood, whom he disliked. Also, interesting that Hardee does not mention Hood's failure to attack at Cassville.Thanks, Lee. Interesting indeed.Sam Elliott