Re: Ambrose on Vicksburg
- thanks for the tip about the map at the end of vol II Shelby Foote ...
this actually shows where Sherman's 1862 assault was, while also
showing Grant's / Pemberton's movements/battles in 1863. I think you
are right, it was just one big flanking movement to get to where they
were trying to go in 1862!
Ok, I'll try to do a post, it'll be on Steele Bayou and the opening
of the Yazoo pass, connected events...
> Right, when Sherman moved onto the top of the Yazoo bluffs he had
> made a full circle of about 100 miles to reach the top of the bluffs
> assaulted 6 months before. That's some serious flanking!!
> Love to hear about Steele's Bayou.
> In a message dated 5/19/01 10:40:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> ParrotheadDan@... writes:
> << .we'll warm up with Coke's and when we
> get where we're goin'.....well......let's just "get ugly".And that's any time
> frame you wish to put it into.
> Take those Cokes, add a little rum and then sqeeze a little lime into it,
> you'll have a wonderful Cuba Libre
> Wayne (who is thirsty now)
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