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  • pvtjessett
    General, Compliments, If you want to play the Strange Game Lincoln and Jeff Davis were born witin 100 miles of each other. A real big Go-Figure. Paul ...
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      General, Compliments,

      If you want to play the "Strange Game" Lincoln and Jeff Davis were
      born witin 100 miles of each other. A real big Go-Figure.

      Paul

      -- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, GnrlJEJohnston@... wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 3/25/2006 5:07:33 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
      > pw541301@... writes:
      >
      > Ah yes Paducah, One of the very few times Forrest was under
      control
      > and direction of another in command over him. You are correct I
      must
      > amend my statement to say that , when under his own command he
      was
      > never defeated until Selma, one other time he got his fanny
      paddled
      > was when under the control of Gen. Wheeler. I'm gonna have to
      look
      > it up, the battle I mean, but afterward he told Wheeler he "would
      be
      > in his grave before he would ever serve under him again". Weird
      > thing is they actually were friends---Go Figure.
      >
      > Paul
      >
      >
      > What is ironic also, Hick's troops at Paducah were largely colored
      troops
      > stationed at Ft Anderson (Hicks's command in 1861-February 1862
      helped build
      > that Ft.). Hicks was formerly a lawyer from Illinois and served
      the same
      > circuit that Abe Lincoln did, and was good friends with Gov. Yates.
      >
      > JEJ
      >
      > "As fast as we gain one position, the enemy (JEJ) has another
      all ready."
      >
      > William T. Sherman, June 1864
      >
      > Great Compliments to the General,
      >
      > Ah yes Paducah, One of the very few times Forrest was under
      control
      > and direction of another in command over him. You are correct I
      must
      > amend my statement to say that , when under his own command he was
      > never defeated until Selma, one other time he got his fanny
      paddled
      > was when under the control of Gen. Wheeler. I'm gonna have to look
      > it up, the battle I mean, but afterward he told Wheeler he "would
      be
      > in his grave before he would ever serve under him again". Weird
      > thing is they actually were friends---Go Figure.
      >
      > Paul
      >
      > -- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, GnrlJEJohnston@ wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > In a message dated 3/24/2006 11:23:26 P.M. Eastern Standard
      Time,
      > > pw541301@ writes:
      > >
      > > A guy who was never beaten (except Selma 1865), surprised
      > > once(Parkers Cross Roads) killed 31 yanks Vs loss of 30 hores,
      > > claimed he was one ahead,
      > >
      > > You forgot Paducah, KY when Forrest was repelled handsomely by
      > troops under
      > > Col. Stephen Hicks.
      > >
      > > JEJ
      > >
      > >
      > > "As fast as we gain one position, the enemy (JEJ) has another
      > all ready."
      > >
      > > William T. Sherman, June 1864
      > >
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