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 Posted: Wed Aug 27th, 2008 12:44 pm
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The issue come down to which road Wallace used. What about a general's discretion? I have read about Generals doing much worst things then taking the wrong road. A wrong road that would have put him in a better place to support Sherman then the other road. I think of Sickles at Gettysburg moving out of his place in line or I have read about generals who refused to do something during a battle causing great harm due to thier discretion. But a road??

Shiloh was a big black eye for the army and Grant and someone had to be fed to the wolfs. They pick Wallace and he got a desk job for the rest of the war. I wonder why Grant picked Wallace of all the Generals to chose from?


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