Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Joe Johnston: the Confederacy's best hope in the west
- Who was refered to as Old Blue Light? None other than the mighty Stonewall, T.J.Jackson.
pvtjessett <pw541301@...> wrote:
Nick, Kind Sir,
Maybe I got you on this one??? Who was called "Ole Blue Light"
-- In firstname.lastname@example.org, nickrelee@... wrote:
> George Meade was the Old Googled Eyed Snappy Turtle
> Joe Johnston was the Old Gamecock
> Beauregard was Old Bory
> In a message dated 5/6/2006 6:28:35 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
> pw541301@... writes:
> I may have Maj. Gen. Johnston mixed up with someone else but I
> believe the troops refered to him as that "Ole Googled Eyed
> Turtle". "Old Game cock" was P.G.T. Beauregargd(SP).
> If I am wrong please correct me.
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I'll answer my own remark. On the second day after rebs were
withdrawn from front line positions. Forrest stated (Yes Mr.
Huddeleston I can verify), "Only God can save that Fort".
Donnelson not only was more than a bust for the Sesesh, it kept
Grant around. To the southern chagrin later on.
--- In email@example.com, "pvtjessett" <pw541301@...>
> Just my own opine, but I believe the Western Boys, a tad more "war
> like" (standard of living-frontier) then the blue fellowes had
> seen anything like them (Western Rebs) before. To say they were
> spooked may explain there hiding under the river bank, been there,
> small place for 5,000 plus.
> Donelson, Forrest considered the place right off the bat. but was
> the only person to "lead" troops away ( Lick Creek )
> I Quit.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Stanley Balsky <balsky@>
> > A bit more experienced than the armed mobs at first
> > Manassas.
> > Stan
> > --- keeno2@ wrote:
> > > In a message dated 6/1/2006 11:57:03 AM Central
> > > Daylight Time,
> > > melchizedek22@ writes:
> > > I think one thing that has not been said,about
> > > Shiloh,is they
> > > were two armys,with very little training at the
> > > time,which really
> > > means two armed mobs. And Generals who really were
> > > Captains,learning
> > > to be Generals on the job.Its a wonder more didn't
> > > run,and that both
> > > sides did as good as they did. BvT
> > > two
> > > Ditto! It is also amazing that a fight of such
> > > magnitude actually occurred,
> > > and that both sides performed so well. Shiloh should
> > > have mirrored 1st
> > > Manassas. It didn't. Hmmmm? Western boys!
> > > Ken
> > >
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