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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Lone Jack

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  • Dick Weeks
    Carl I do believe you are correct. Watie s claim to fame was not that his was the last Confederate command to surrender, rather that he was the last
    Message 1 of 7 , Feb 2, 2002
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      Carl I do believe you are correct. Watie's claim to fame was not that his
      was the last Confederate command to surrender, rather that he was the last
      Confederate "general" to surrender his command.

      I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
      Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
      http://www.civilwarhome.com

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "carlw4514" <carlw4514@...>
      To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 10:37 AM
      Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Lone Jack


      > the Shenandoah gets the bragging rights for the last officially
      > commissioned CSA unit to surrender, edging out Watie by a few.
      > Carl
      > --- In civilwarwest@y..., "tonybro.geo" <tonybro@b...> wrote:
      > > ---
      > > > I for one am glad to see that the trans-Mississippi is getting
      > some
      > > > attention.
      > > I completely agree
      > >
      > > I think a case can be made that the war started there
      > > > (bloody Kansas),
      > > I completely agree
      > >
      > > ended there (Stand Watie's surrender),
      > > Are you sure that it did not end in the port of
      > > Liverpool, England, when the C.S.S, Shenandoah
      > > interned herself in September?
      > >
      > > and that a > heck of a lot of interesting things occurred there
      > > Absolutely right!
      > >
      > > Best wishes from London,
      > > Tony Brown
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