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RE: [civilwarwest] Re: Grant - Brigadier Gen US Regulars

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  • Tom Mix
    Yes, and in Lincoln s eyes Lee escaped while Pimberton didn t. ... From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tony
    Message 1 of 9 , Aug 13, 2007
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      Yes, and in Lincoln’s eyes Lee “escaped” while Pimberton didn’t.

       

      -----Original Message-----
      From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tony Gunter
      Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 12:40 PM
      To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Grant - Brigadier Gen US Regulars

       

      I think one point everyone is missing is that Lincoln had promised
      promotion to MG to the *first* army commander to win a major victory
      in 1863.

      And, of course, there was that running inquiry on Meade's actions
      following Gettysburg.

      --- In civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com, "Tom Mix" <tmix@...> wrote:

      >
      > Also, at Gettysburg, Meade had only been in command of the AotP for
      a few
      > days with no past record beyond Corps command while Grant had built
      up a
      > considerable body of work at the conclusion of Vicksburg.
      >
      > Tom
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com
      [mailto:civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com] On
      > Behalf Of Bob Huddleston
      > Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 11:52 AM
      > To: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com
      > Subject: RE: [civilwarwest] Grant - Brigadier Gen US Regulars
      >
      >
      >
      > I think it was the recognition that Grant had opened the
      Mississippi and
      > removed an entire army, versus a tactical victory by Meade.
      >
      >
      >
      > Take care,
      >
      > Bob
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      > From: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com
      [mailto:civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com] On
      > Behalf Of keeno2@...
      > Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 10:49 PM
      > To: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com
      > Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Grant - Brigadier Gen US Regulars
      >
      > In a message dated 8/11/2007 10:49:01 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
      > huddleston.r@ ... writes:
      >
      > "Jump" is perhaps not the best word. Grant and Meade were both
      Major
      > Generals, U.S.V. but now they were guaranteed a permanent job when
      the war
      > was over.
      >
      > Kind of a slight for George, wasn't it? When did he know about it?
      Or was it
      > just that George couldn't be promoted to MG USA because there was no
      > opening? Seems Lincoln could have made it happen if he really
      wanted to.
      >
      >
      >
      > ken
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